Michele is a versatile editor and writer with more than a decade of experience in publishing, both in print and multimedia. She is skilled in conceptualizing and developing content, and has edited lifestyle nonfiction (entertainment/pop culture, foreign language, travel, film, food/wine, diet, self-help, music, humor, technology, and light reference) for Penguin and business self-help for McGraw-Hill, as well as educational nonfiction for children and young adults for Pearson, The Princeton Review, and others. She is currently a senior editor at DK Publishing (www.us.dk.com), editing illustrated nonfiction books and multimedia for children and adults, and is the author of several nonfiction books. She lives in Brooklyn.

Notable Speaking

  • 2010 Panelist: The Landscape of Publishing at NYC Literary Club/NYU
  • 2009 Milwaukee Writer’s Festival Annual Conference
  • 2008 Freelance Success Conference
  • 2007 ASJA Annual Conference


  • Co-Chair: First Book-Brooklyn and Advisory Board Member: First Book-Manhattan, a nonprofit organization that helps provide access to new books for children in need in the NYC metro area. Volunteer: The Everybody Wins! Foundation Power Lunch, a national literacy and mentoring nonprofit organization. (Part Time) Instructor: Kaplan, literacy education for grades K-8.
  • Member of Women’s National Book Association (WNBA)–NYC, Women In Publishing, Society of American Business Editors and Writers.

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