Editor's Profile

Celia Johnson


Celia Johnson is a former Grand Central Publishing editor, with over a decade of experience in the publishing world. She is also the author of two essay collections, Odd Type Writers and Dancing With Mrs. Dalloway (Perigee/Penguin), which explore the creative process of famous writers and the inspiration behind great works of literature.

At Grand Central Publishing, Celia edited award-winning and bestselling mystery and suspense novels. She worked with Mystery Writers of America Grand Masters Margaret Maron, Marcia Muller, and Donald Westlake; Edgar-nominated author Cornelia Read; New York Times bestselling author M. C. Beaton; national bestselling author David Rosenfelt; among many others.

Celia's select booklist can be found below.