Featured Speakers for

the 2017 Agents & Editors Conference

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Carrie Thornton, Dey Street Books




Carrie Thornton, Dey Street Books

Carrie Thornton joined Dey Street Books in 2011. She has spent her entire career specializing in media driven non-fiction publishing, with a keen interest in the areas of humor, music and memoir. Some of her titles include the #1 New York Times bestseller Yes Please by Amy Poehler, the New York Times bestsellers Girl in a Band by artist and Sonic Youth bassist Kim Gordon, Not My Father’s Son by actor and activist Alan Cumming, My Drunk Kitchen by Youtube personality Hannah Hart, Fast Girl by Suzy Favor Hamilton, Pretty Happy by actress and entrepreneur Kate Hudson, Bare Bones by radio personality Bobby Bones, and Every Little Step by Bobby Brown. Some of her upcoming projects include Pretty Entertaining by Kate Hudson, We’re Going to Need More Wine by actress and activist Gabrielle Union, When You Find Out the World is Against You by New York Times bestselling author and online personality Kelly Oxford, Meet Me in the Bathroom by journalist Lizzy Goodman, A New Model by supermodel Ashley Graham, Mean Dads for a Better America by Red Eye host Tom Shillue, Rock Critic Law by music journalist Michael Azerrad, Being a Dad is Weird by actor and filmmaker Ben Falcone, and Sister of Darkness by exorcist Rachel Stavis. Carrie is originally from Norfolk, Virginia and is a graduate of The College of William and Mary.