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From the Editors @ Riverhead: Megan Lynch and Sean McDonald

At the Penguin imprint Riverhead, the emphasis is on younger writers and fewer titles.

- August 2, 2005

Megan Lynch
Age: 26
Title: Associate editor
Previous publishing experience: Lynch started four years ago in editorial as a "quasi-assistant" to Sean McDonald at Nan A. Talese/Doubleday, and then followed him to Riverhead two and a half years ago.

Sean McDonald
Age: 32
Title: Senior editor and online creative director
Previous publishing experience: McDonald has been in the industry for 10 years, the past two-and-a-half at Riverhead.

Mediabistro: What kinds of books to do you work on/are you looking for? Conversely, what kinds of books don't you want to see at all?

Lynch: I acquire ...

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