Colin Dickerman, former v-p and executive editor at Farrar, Straus and Giroux, has been named v-p and editorial director for nonfiction at Grand Central Publishing, effective January 19, 2021.
Dickerman will report to GCP senior v-p and publisher Ben Sevier. He will also acquire and edit his own authors, in addition to working with the GCP editorial team to position GCP nonfiction for the market. Gretchen Young, Suzanne O’Neill, and Maddie Caldwell will all report to Dickerman.
Before joining FSG, Dickerman held senior editorial and management positions at Bloomsbury, Penguin Press, and Macmillan’s Flatiron Books imprint, which he helped to launch. Among the titles he has acquired are Promise Me, Dad by President-Elect Joe Biden, 99 Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig Brown, How Not to Be Wrong by Jordan Ellenberg, Schott's Original Miscellany by Ben Schott, and My Horizontal Life by Chelsea Handler. He also edited the Man Booker Prize and NBCC Award–winning novel The Sellout by Paul Beatty.