Career Services and the English Department present
Michael Pietsch, Vice-President and Publisher of
Little, Brown and Company
Tuesday, February 23 at 7:00 pm in Scheuer Room
“e-Books, iBooks, p-Books, Books!–publishing now and in the future”
Michael Pietsch is Executive Vice President and Publisher of Little, Brown and Company, a division of Hachette Book Group. Before joining Little, Brown in 1991 he worked as an editor at Scribner and Harmony books.
Some of the writers he has worked with are the novelists Martin Amis, Michael Connelly, Tony Earley, Janet Fitch, Rick Moody, Walter Mosley, James Patterson, George Pelecanos, Alice Sebold, Anita Shreve, Nick Tosches, David Foster Wallace, and Stephen Wright; the nonfiction writers John Feinstein, Peter Guralnick, and David Sedaris; and the cartoonist R. Crumb.
A career highlight was editing Ernest Hemingway’s posthumous memoir, The Dangerous Summer, when he was with Scribner in 1985.
Recent acquisitions at Little, Brown have included new books from Tom Wolfe, Keith Richards, Donna Tartt, and Tina Fey.
Michael is a graduate of Harvard College and lives in New York with his wife and three children.