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20 July 2018

Melanie Tortoroli

Melanie Tortoroli is a Senior Editor at W.W. Norton where she works with authors across a range of nonfiction, including history, science, current events, memoir, travel, and cookbooks. Previously at Viking/Penguin, she published Colin Dickey, John Hooper, Ian Kershaw, Richard Evans, Adam Tooze, and Susan Southard, whose Nagaski won the Dayton Literary Peace Prize and the J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize. Her publishing career began at W. W. Norton, where she worked with cookbook authors including Fuchsia Dunlop, Maricel Presilla, and with Pulitzer-prize winning historian John Dower on Cultures of War, a finalist for the National Book Award. A graduate of Harvard University and a New York City native, she cooks as much as possible and loves visiting new countries.