NATHAN ROSTRON

Nathan Rostron

Nathan Rostron is the Editorial and Marketing Director of Restless Books, a nonprofit publisher of international literature founded in 2013, as well as a freelance book editor and consultant. Prior to Restless Books, he helped to launch the innovative book discovery startup Bookish as its literary editor. Prior to that, as an editor at Little, Brown and Company, he edited several award winners and New York Times bestsellers. Born and raised in Portland, Oregon, Nathan holds a BA in English from Pomona College and a Masters in English and Creative Writing from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently serves on the board of the Global Literature in Libraries Initiative and on the Advisory Committee of Literary Hub.

WHAT I'M LOOKING FOR

Fiction and narrative nonfiction

SAMPLE TITLES OR AUTHORS

The Body Papers, Grace Talusan
The Memory Monster, Yishai Sarid
The Shadow King, Maaza Mengiste

Specializes In

FICTION: Family Saga, Historical Fiction, Literary Fiction, Multi-Cultural, Thrillers/Suspense

NONFICTION: Memoir, Multi-Cultural, Narrative

Considers

FICTION: Commercial Fiction, Crime,  GLBT, Horror, Middle Grade, Mystery, Science Fiction, Short Story Collections, Young Adult

NONFICTION: Adventure/True Story, Cultural/Social Issues, Current Affairs, Food & Lifestyle, GLBT, History, Investigative Journalism, Politics, Pop Culture, Technology, Travel, True Crime