Opening Session Speaker for

the 2019 Agents & Editors Conference




We'll kick off our day on Saturday with a general session (9:00am to 10:00am) open to all conference registrants and featuring a conversation with Monique Patterson, Editorial Director at St. Martin's Paperbacks and Executive Editor at St. Martin's Press, who will be in conversation with WLT Executive Director Becka Oliver.

 

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Monique Patterson, 
Editorial Director at St. Martin's Paperbacks and Executive Editor at St. Martin's Press

In her eighteen years at St. Martin’s Press, Monique Patterson has published countless New York Times bestselling and award-winning authors. Some of her authors include co-founder of Black Lives Matter, Patrisse Khan-Cullors, and award-winning author asha bandele (When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir), National Book Award Winner Jeff Chang (Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: A History of the Hip Hop Generation and Who We Be: A Cultural History of Race in Post- Civil Rights America), #1 New York Times bestsellers PC and Kristin Cast (Moon Chosen & The Dysasters), New York Times bestselling husband and wife writing duo, Ashley and JaQuavis Coleman (The Cartel series) and award-winning author, Sarah Bird (Daughter of a Daughter of a Queen). Monique is a member of the Macmillan Diversity and Inclusion Council.