Carmen Johnson

Carmen Johnson

Editorial Director | Little A

Carmen Johnson is the editorial director at Little A, Amazon Publishing. She is responsible for shaping Little A’s list and overseeing the editorial team, in addition to acquiring and editing her own list of memoir and fiction. Her upcoming titles include The Long Deception by Mary McCluskey, Bury What We Cannot Take by Kirstin Chen, A Marriage in Dog Years by Nancy Balbirer, Mother of Invention by Caeli Wolfson Widger, and Stray: Memoir of a Runaway by Tanya Marquardt. Prior to Amazon, she worked at Knopf. She lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York, with her husband and daughter.

The New and the Mighty: How Editors from the Book World’s Newest Imprints Are Making Their Mark on the Industry

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When a publisher launches a new imprint, it’s like they opened a door that didn’t exist before. We book lovers had been walking up and down the bookstore aisles, browsing titles by familiar imprints, when all of a sudden, we’re through that door and surrounded by exciting new releases that have been curated and nurtured […]