Rebecca Saletan

Rebecca Saletan is Vice President and Editorial Director of Riverhead Books. She has also worked at Yale University Press, Random House, Simon & Schuster, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (where she was editorial director of North Point Press) and Harcourt, then Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, where she was Publisher. Over the course of more than three decades in publishing, she has acquired and edited a range of award-winning and bestselling fiction and nonfiction by writers such as Peter Matthiessen, Masha Gessen, Mohsin Hamid, Claire Vaye Watkins, Junot Diaz, Hanna Rosin, Ivan Doig, Diane McWhorter, and Philippe Petit.