I work for Macmillan Publishers as a field rep. My territory is Michigan, Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and Western PA. I started in April 2004.
Where might we be surprised that you have also worked?
I sometimes think I was born an accountant, and that's the degree I have. I worked for an accounting firm for 6 years before opening my own bookstore.
What do you like to read? What’s your current favorite book to handsell?
I will read almost anything. Memoir has been my favorite this year. My two favorite handsells right now are UNFOLLOW by Megan Phelps Roeper (out now from Farrar, Straus and Giroux!) and AMERICAN DIRT by Jeanine Cummins (coming in January 2020 from Flatiron Books).
Who are you when you’re not slingin’ books?
Mom to 3 dogs, wife to Lisa, sometime golfer, sometime hiker.
What’s your favorite part of your job?
The people. I am so lucky that I get to be among the coolest people on the planet, my booksellers, the other reps who populate this territory. I get to call so many of them friends and I am grateful every day for all of them.