Team

Founder Anna David

 Anna David is one of the world's leading experts on how entrepreneurs can build a business from a book.

New York Times bestselling author of eight books, she's a three-time TEDx speaker who has appeared on Good Morning America, Today Show, The Talk and dozens of other programs.

Anna has also written for the New York Times, Time, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Playboy, Vanity Fair and the Huffington Post, among many others, and been written about in such publications as Entrepreneur, The Daily Beast, Martha Stewart magazine and Forbes.

Her first novel, Party Girl, is in development as a feature film.

She's the on-air book critic for KATU Portland and her podcast, Entrepreneur Publishing Academy, is regularly featured in "best publishing podcast" round-ups. 

Deputy Editor Ryan Aliapoulios 

Ryan Aliapoulios is a USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling writer and editor with more than 10 years of experience.

He has written for Michigan Movie Magazine, After Party Magazine and Shareably and has worked with Cobalt Films to write, produce and edit mini-documentaries covering unique human interest stories from around the world. 

A graduate of the University of Michigan, he currently lives in Los Angeles.

Designer Onur Aksoy

Onur Aksoy has been a designer for nearly 20 years and works for clients all over the world.

Passionate about book cover design, he currently lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Writer Natasha Vargas-Cooper

Natasha Vargas-Cooper's work has appeared in a wide range of publications including the Atlantic, the New York TimesGQThe Wall Street JournalBookforumNew YorkThe Guardian and The New Statesman.

Her book, Mad Men Unbuttoned: A Romp Through America of the 60's, was published by Harper Collins in 2010.

Writer/Editor Angela Serratore

Angela Serratore's work has appeared in Smithsonian, The New York Times Magazine, Lapham's Quarterly, The Paris Review, Curbed and BuzzFeed, among other outlets.

A weekly columnist for the New York Times, she holds a Master's in Historic Preservation from Columbia University.

Writer Zara Barrie 

Zara Barrie is the critically acclaimed author of Girl, Stop Passing Out in Your Makeup and former Executive Editor of GO Magazine.

A Senior Writer for Elite Daily, Zara Barrie's work has been featured in mainstream media outlets such as The View, The Real, The Talk, The Huffington Post, Cosmo, Refinery29, Teen Vogue and New York magazine. She's the creator and voice actor of GIRLS ON JANE, a serialized, fictional audio drama, currently in its second season.

Writer/Editor Heather Wood Rudúlph

Heather Wood Rudúlph was a culture correspondent at Refinery 29 and authored two columns about entrepreneurs for Cosmopolitan.

She was also a Huffington Post senior editor and the editorial director at DAME Magazine. A contributor to multiple anthologies, Rudúlph's book Sexy Feminism has been translated into four languages.

Project Associate Katie Cosgrove

Katie Cosgrove has over 10 years experience helping business owners thrive in their industry, specializing in business development and customer retention. 

With a passion to refine the ins and outs of a business, she has picked up skills in graphic design, social media, copywriting and operational efficiency. 
 

Sales Director Kaitlin Anthony

Kaitlin Anthony is a coach and sales director dedicated to empowering and helping people live purpose-driven lives.  

As sales director, she talks to prospective clients and walks them through every aspect of their paths to publication.