Taylor Sperry Moves to Melville House

By Maryann Yin 

Melville HouseTaylor Sperry has been named editor at Melville House.

Throughout her publishing career, Sperry has held editorial positions at Viking, Penguin Classics, and Farrar, Straus & Giroux. In the past, Sperry has worked on projects by Arthur Bradford, Sloane Crosley, John Darnielle, Aleksandar Hemon, Héctor Tobar, and Jeff VanderMeer.

Publisher Dennis Johnson had this statement in the press release: “Taylor has worked with some of the best and most prestigious publishers in the country. But beyond her résumé, her work has shown she’s got exquisite taste and style. We’re thrilled to have her join us at Melville House.”