Emily Gould was an associate editor at Hyperion before unwisely deciding to scrap her promising publishing career for a job as an editor at Gawker. Somewhere in there she also co-wrote a YA book and found time to update her personal blog, Emily Magazine.
Andy Heidel brings twelve years of publishing experience and insight to his daily posts, most recently as the former assistant director of publicity for Houghton Mifflin. He is also the author of the short story collection <a href="http://store.pspublishing.co.uk/acatalog/desperate_moon_three_collections_jhc.html"Desperate Moon, and penned the infamous “Stroller Manifesto” for New York magazine, which is still making headlines as the heated debate over babies in bars continues.
Ron Hogan has been an editor for GalleyCat since late 2005. Before that, he created one of the Internet’s earliest literary-themed websites, Beatrice.com. He has never worked for a publishing company, but spent a year behind the counter at Dutton’s Brentwood Bookstore and two years working for Amazon.com. He, too, has a book: The Stewardess Is Flying the Plane.
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