Virginia Smith Younce

Senior Editor at The Penguin Press

Ginny Smith Younce is a native of Macon, GA. She is a Senior Editor at The Penguin Press and has worked with authors including Daniel Yergin, Pamela Druckerman, Gary Marcus, Rana Dasgupta, Emily Oster, Marja Mills, Ann Napolitano, Paula Broadwell, Gay Talese, Kenji Yoshino, Andrew Delbanco, Daniel J. Sharfstein, Jeet Thayil, Edward Behr, Mario Batali, Jessica Stern, Simon Schama, Thurston Clarke, Steven Solomon, Sue Roe, and Nate Silver. Prior to coming to Penguin, she worked at Ecco/HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. She has a degree in History with Honors from Yale University and a two year Acting Course Certificate from the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA).