Words Without Borders is pleased to announce the election of Tara Parsons, Associate Publisher of the HarperOne Group, to its Board of Directors.
“Tara's expertise and leadership in the field of international publishing will make her an invaluable member of the Words Without Borders Board of Directors,” said Samantha Schnee, Chair. “We are delighted to welcome her to WWB.”
Tara Parsons was named Associate Publisher of the HarperOne Group at HarperCollins Publishers in November of 2018. She is responsible for overseeing the marketing departments for three of the HarperOne Group’s imprints: Amistad, HarperCollins Español, and HarperVia, a new international imprint for which she also acquires and edits her own list of fiction. Her recent titles include the international bestsellers The History of Bees and The End of the Ocean by Maja Lunde, Amazon Best Book of the Year Almond by Won-pyung Sohn, and The Color of Air by bestselling author Gail Tsukiyama. Prior to HarperCollins, Tara worked as Editor-in-Chief of Touchstone Books at Simon & Schuster and Editorial Director of Fiction at Amazon Publishing.