Michael Carlisle, a founder of InkWell Management, has been involved with the Community of Writers for many years. His fiction and nonfiction client list includes prize-winning as well as debut authors. A former director of the Association of Author’s Representatives, a not-for-profit organization of independent literary and dramatic agents, Michael is an active member of PEN. He directs the Nonfiction Program of the Community of Writers and serves on the Board of Directors. http://inkwellmanagement.com/staff/michael-v.-carlisle
John Parsley oversees the editorial department of Dutton and its imprints Plume, Caliber, and Tiny Reparations Books, as Editor in Chief/VP, while acquiring a focused list of titles. He serves on the advisory board of the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference and has edited many New York Times bestsellers and prize winners. Forthcoming titles include nonfiction by Oded Galor, Denise Kiernan, Ken Mack, Alan Weisman, and Elizabeth Williamson, and fiction by Jonathan Evison, Jeff Lindsay, and Jason Mott.