Marla Markman is a publishing professional and award-winning editor with 25 years of experience creating, editing, and managing nonfiction content for a wide range of media, from magazines and books to websites and marketing collateral.
In a distant universe, she was on a path to become a veterinarian and then a park ranger, but it soon became evident that she was destined to work with words. (With an English teacher father and a sister who’s a writer, it’s in her genes.) After college and a brief stint as a florist’s assistant, Marla joined the editorial team at Entrepreneur magazine, the No. 1-ranked small-business magazine in the country.
There she learned all aspects of the business and honed her expertise as managing editor. She was instrumental in launching the company’s trade book division, where she acquired, developed, and edited numerous top-selling book series.