Karyn Marcus began her career in publishing working for an agent before her first editorial job at Doubleday/Broadway. Prior to joining Gallery, she spent four years as an editor at Thomas Dunne Books, and five years at the flagship imprint of Simon & Schuster. Authors she has worked with include Mike Rowe, Tiffany Shlain, Sara Bareilles, Abigail Tucker, Robert Moor, Jeffrey Toobin, Tina Brown, John Colapinto, Nancy Pelosi, Melissa Febos, and Twyla Tharp.
At Gallery, Karyn acquires books on arts and culture, narrative nonfiction, upmarket self-help, and soft-science. She is particularly drawn to books about social trends, mental health, habit, and motivation.