Joseph Pittman has been brought on as an editorial director at Riverdale Avenue Books. Pittman will work on the list for the publishing house’s new mystery and thriller imprint, Dagger.
In the past, Pittman has held positions at Bantam Books, New American Library, and Alyson Books. Some of the authors he has worked with include Stephen King, Martha Grimes, and Lawrence Block.
Pittman had this statement in the press release: “I couldn’t be more excited to be joining Riverdale Avenue Books. I have long-admired its independent spirit and fierce loyalty to its authors. I share that spirit and look forward to publishing many great authors–both new and established–on the Dagger line. Publishing may be ever-changing, but the desire to work with and discover talented authors remains a constant.”