The Future Is Feminist is an anthology of 20+ writings by women—contemporary and historical—about what it means to be feminist. Contributors range from Roxane Gay to Warsan Shire to Naomi Alderman to Salma Hayek. I edited this anthology from start to finish, sourcing every work, securing permissions, and commissioning the introduction. To be published in February 2019.
There Are Girls Like Lions
There Are Girls Like Lions is an illustrated anthology of poetry by women about the female experience. I collaborated on the editorial direction of the book, sourcing poems from authors including Margaret Atwood, Tracy K. Smith, Gertrude Stein, Nikki Giovanni, and Sandra Lim, and I managed all contributor permissions. To be published in March 2019.
Monocle San Francisco
I contributed an original essay and authored the Food & Beverage chapter for Monocle's San Francisco travel guide. Check out an online sample here.
Act Now! is a set of 50 postcards featuring original protest sign designs and photographs from the Women's March. The cards are designed to be sent to your elected representatives expressing your views about key issues including reproductive rights, climate change, and immigration. All proceeds go to the ACLU, a nonprofit organization that protects civil rights for all Americans.
Way More Than Luck
Way More Than Luck is an anthology of celebrity commencement speeches. I curated the selection of speeches, compiled and edited the final manuscript, and negotiated rights to reprint all of the works contained therein.
East of the Sun, West of the Moon
East of the Sun, West of the Moon, is a collection of Norwegian fairy tales with exquisite artwork from illustrator Kay Nielsen. I editorially managed this project in collaboration with celebrated author Noel Daniel. I transcribed fairytale texts, organized images and captions, fact-checked scholarly essays, and proofread the final manuscript.
The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen
The Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen is Noel Daniel's follow up to her bestselling anthology of fairy tales by the Brothers Grimm. This volume brings together 23 of Andersen's most beloved tales with illustrations from artists around the world. I collaborated with Noel throughout this project, transcribing tales, creating captions, researching artwork, negotiating reproduction rights, and proofreading the final manuscript.
75 Years of DC Comics
Created to be the "crown jewel" in the libraries of comics fans everywhere, 75 Years of DC Comics is the most comprehensive book ever published on the history of this legendary brand. In collaboration with the lead editor and art director, I conducted research, tracked down collectors, negotiated reproduction rights, and managed captions for the 720-page title. The book won an Eisner Award upon publication in 2011.
MoonFire is an adaption of Norman Mailer's documentary tale of the Apollo 11 moon landing, originally serialized in LIFE Magazine in 1969. The TASCHEN edition commemorated the 40th anniversary of the moon landing, featuring previously unreleased photography from NASA's archives. I coordinated a global team of caption writers, copyeditors, fact checkers, contributing photographers, and typesetters. I secured reproduction rights to additional artwork, and shepherded valuable originals through TASCHEN's rigorous production process. I maintained the style guide across three editions, and liaised with marketing on promotional materials. The collector's edition quickly sold out.
Lunar Rock Edition
Marc Newson designed a special edition of only twelve copies, which came in a lunar lander stand and included an authentic moon rock. Pricing of this edition varied according to the size of the moon rock included; the most expensive of them was book #1969, whose $500k price made the most expensive book in the world.