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From the Editors @ HarperCollins:
Jill Schwartzman

Good news: Da Vinci Code ripoffs are growing scarce and women are allowed to write serious books again.

- August 16, 2005

Age: 29
Title: Associate Editor
How long have you worked at HarperCollins? Three years
How long have you worked in publishing? Three years in publishing and two in bookselling

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

Schwartzman: Generally, I'm interested in both fiction and non-fiction that tread the line between literary and commercial—great writing combined with somewhat commercial plots or subject matter. Specifically, I've bought fiction and memoirs about young people in challenging and somewhat unusual circumstances (The ...

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