Karen Murgolo has over 25 years of experience as an editor and agent. She has edited New York Times bestselling books like Nobel Prize Winner Elizabeth Blackburn’s and Elissa Epel’s The Telomere Effect; Ballerina Body by Misty Copeland; Eat to Beat Disease by Dr. William Li; Enough Already by Valerie Bertinelli; and cookbooks by Gwyneth Paltrow, Daniel Boulud, and others. As an agent she’s represented authors from award-winning psychologists to food writers to a shaman.
Before coming to Aevitas, Karen was Editorial Director, Lifestyle and Culinary, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, as well as Editorial Director, Grand Central Life & Style. She graduated from Wesleyan University with honors and attended the Radcliffe Publishing Program (now Columbia). She is an IACP Digital Media Judge.
Based in New York, Karen is interested in authoritative health, wellness, science and psychology, spirituality, inspirational (or just really fun) memoirs; original cookbooks, and narratives that illuminate a compelling subject or start a conversation.
Bagels & Schmears
The Mighty Bean
Diasporican: A Puerto Rican Cookbook