Allison Lorentzen has been named an editor at Penguin Books.
Lorentzen will acquire both fiction and nonfiction titles for the imprint. She will also be work alongside publisher Kathyrn Court for Viking imprint acquisitions.
Lorentzen previously served as associate editor at HarperCollins. During her tenure there, she published Diary of a Very Bad Year: Confessions of an Anonymous Hedge Fund Manager and Sara Marcus’ Girls To The Front.