Mark Evan Chimsky is editor-in-chief of the book division of Sellers Publishing, based in Portland, Maine. For eight years, he ran his own editorial consulting business. Previously, he was executive editor and editorial director of Harper San Francisco and headed the paperback divisions at Little, Brown and Macmillan. In addition, he was on the faculty of New York University’s Center for Publishing and for three years he served as the director of the book section of NYU’s Summer Publishing Institute. He has edited a number of best-selling books and worked with such authors as Johnny Cash, Melody Beattie, Arthur Hertzberg, Beryl Bender Birch, and Robert Coles.