Danielle Perez

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Executive Editor, NAL/Penguin Group
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A native New Yorker, Danielle Perez is an Executive Editor with Penguin's New American Library (NAL) imprint. Acquiring and editing both commercial fiction and non-fiction, she works with such diverse authors as #1 internationally bestselling Linwood Barclay, New York Times bestselling Keri Arthur, Stephanie Tyler, Sue Margolis, and memoirist Susan McCorkindale. She edited the recent blog to book HIPSTER PUPPIES.

In her career, she's edited New York Times bestselling authors Rita Mae Brown, Tami Hoag, Jonathan Tropper and Tom Robbins, as well as the nonfiction books FIVE MEN WHO BROKE MY HEART by Susan Shapiro, BEHIND THE BEDROOM DOOR ed. by Paula Derrow and the Cinematherapy series by Beverly West. Danielle’s upcoming books include the eBook bestselling novel DIARY OF A MAD FAT GIRL by Stephanie McAfee, THE WEDDING BEAT: A Novel by New York Times writer Devan Sipher, CHASING SPIRITS: The Making of the “Ghost Adventures” Crew by Nick Groff, CEMETERY GIRL by David Bell and MY CHARMED LIFE: A Memoir by Beth Bernstein.

Prior to NAL, Danielle worked at Bantam Dell/Random House and Dutton/Penguin. A graduate of Macalester College, Danielle lives with her husband, whom she met through one of her authors, and their Maltese Ivory, whom she did not.