Kathy Huck is a senior editor with more than ten years of experience. She's worked at several major publishing houses, including HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, and St. Martin’s Press. She has edited numerous #1 New York Times bestsellers, such as You: The Owner’s Manual by Drs. Michael Roizen and Mehmet Oz, Deceptively Delicious by Jessica Seinfeld, and At the Center of the Storm by former CIA director George Tenet.
Kathy’s list is diverse: she edits narrative nonfiction, memoir, lifestyle, health, current events, politics, and pop culture--even a bit of fiction.
Because of her vast experience in traditional publishing, she knows what the market wants in an informed, engaging manuscript and knows how the author’s platform works in today’s business model. She revels in being an author’s cheerleader, advisor, and guru, helping them craft their work and navigate the complicated waters of the publishing process.
Kathy Huck's select booklist can be found below.
"I challenge any mix-maker to look at these glorious … cassettes without feeling the past’s dizzying tug.... This collection of nervously-written liner notes and carefully wrought playlists recalls the thrill and anxiety that came with making a tape, and by extension, with falling in love." - The New Yorker's Book Bench
Emerging Iowa Author Award
“A fun-filled, revealing peek into the Croatian countryside nevertheless, it will be enjoyed by travelogue lovers and admirers of Peter Mayle’s A Year in Provence and Frances Maye’s Under the Tuscan Sun.” - Booklist
"Everything is explained in detail (down to what tools to use), but the tone is never condescending. The very readable text is supplemented by black-and-white drawings. This is a wonderful book that should be purchased by every public library." - Library Journal
“If there ever was a pair of docs who can make the small intestine seem truly intriguing, here they are.” - Amazon
“His vibrant description of "Gimme Shelter" alone is worth the price of the book...a must for Stones fans everywhere." - Booklist
"Baram’s exacting, intimate, and sensitive portrait preserves and honors Scott-Heron’s unique genius and essential legacy." - Booklist
“…As compelling and illuminating as Laura Hillenbrand's account of Depression-era racehorse Seabiscuit. . . . Many true-crime books claim to shine a light on their chosen eras. This one is the real deal.” - Booklist, starred review