Formerly an executive editor with imprints of Penguin Random House and HarperCollins Publishers in New York, Jody now lives near Denver where she runs the boutique literary agency Jody Rein Books and the publishing consulting company, AuthorPlanet.org. She has ghostwritten two acclaimed books and has edited, represented, or acquired hundreds of books, including New York Times and international bestsellers, and multiple books optioned for film and television.
Born and educated in New York City, Michael Larsen worked in promotion for major publishers before moving to San Francisco. He and his wife, Elizabeth Pomada, started Larsen-Pomada Literary Agents, through which they sold books to more than one-hundred publishers and imprints. Mike is the co-director of the San Francisco Writers Conference, and the San Francisco Writing for Change Conference. He also offers author coaching at larsenauthorcoaching.com