Jennifer Bergstrom, Senior Vice President and Publisher of the Gallery Books Group


Jennifer Bergstrom was named Senior Vice President of the Gallery Books Group in August 2017. In her position, she has full responsibility for all the publishing, editorial, publicity, marketing and other functions and activities of the Gallery group. Ms. Bergstrom has been with Simon & Schuster since 1998 when she joined the company as Editorial Director for the launch of the Simon Spotlight imprint. In 2004 she helped create Simon Spotlight Entertainment (SSE)—an imprint targeting the 18-35 year old demographic. In 2009 she was named Editor in Chief of the newly formed Gallery Books imprint, and was promoted to Vice President and Publisher in 2013.


During her career Ms. Bergstrom has published numerous notable bestselling books and authors, including HE’S JUST NOT THAT INTO YOU by Greg Behrendt and Liz Tuccillo, he, ARE YOU THERE, VODKA? IT’S ME, CHELSEA by Chelsea Handler, Oliver Stone’s THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES and THE GIRL WITH THE LOWER BACK TATTOO by Amy Schumer. Other authors Ms. Bergstrom has published and worked with include social media stars Tyler Oakley and Miranda Sings, celebrities Samantha Bee, Tommy Chong, Grace Jones and Stanley Tucci, novelists Lisa Genova and Mary Alice Monroe and former Secret Service agent Clint Hill.


In 2015, Ms. Bergstrom led the launch of Scout Press, which has achieved both critical and commercial success with books by authors including Bill Clegg and bestselling suspense writer Ruth Ware, author of the #1 bestseller THE WOMAN IN CABIN 10. Ms. Bergstrom also spearheaded the introduction in 2017 of Gallery 13, the imprint’s line of well-received graphic books.


Ms. Bergstrom has a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Barnard College at Columbia University. She lives in New York City.

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