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Novelist Colin Harrison Promoted to Scribner Editor-in-Chief

Colin Harrison promoted to Editor-in-Chief at Scriber - peoplewhowrite

Colin Harrison

Colin Harrison has been named VP, Editor-in-Chief at Simon and Schuster imprint Scribner, Publishers Weekly reports. He rose to the post after 11 years as a VP, Senior Editor at Scribner.  In addition to acquiring acclaimed titles like Anthony Swofford’s Jarhead and Pulitzer Prize finalist Empire of the Summer Moon by Sam Gwynne in his capacity as a book editor, Harrison has authored multiple novels including Bodies Electric, The Havana Room, and Manhattan Nocturne. Harrison graduated from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop in ’86, during which time he met his wife, the author Kathryn Harrison. It’s always inspiring to see how working writers make a living that makes sense for their art.


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