Editor's Profile

Aaron Schlechter

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Aaron Schlechter has over a decade of experience as an editor working in publishing houses both large and small, including The Overlook Press and Henry Holt and Company, where he was a Senior Editor.

Aaron has edited a wide variety of both literary and genre fiction including P. F. Kluge's Gone Tomorrow, which was named one of NPR's best books of the year, Kim Zupan's The Ploughmen, and Frank Deford's Bliss, Remembered. Mystery and thriller novels he has edited include R. J. Ellory's internationally bestselling A Quiet Believe in Angels, which was Strand Magazine's thriller of the year, Ted Kosmatka's Prophet of Bones, David Carkeet's From Away, and Guy Saville’s The Afrika Reich.

Notable nonfiction works Aaron has edited include Mark Derr’s How the Wolf Became the Dog, David Hayward Bain’s Bitter Waters, and The New York Times Best Sellers The Longest Road by Philip Caputo and The Midnight Assassin by Skip Hollandsworth.

Aaron's select booklist can be found below.

Fiction
Nonfiction