Park Row Books was launched in 2016 and is dedicated to publishing an exclusive list of voice-driven and thought-provoking books across a variety of genres, from mainstream literary fiction and book club fiction to literary suspense and narrative nonfiction. Park Row is an exciting destination for literary writers who want a boutique publishing experience with the support of a powerhouse commercial publisher.
Like the Manhattan street after which it is named, and which was once the home of New York’s many newspapers, Park Row takes immense pride in fostering free expression, innovative ideas and important voices.
Park Row Books accepts only agented submissions.
Our Team Has Published
The Good Girl
More than 750,000 copies sold.
Indie Next pick, B&N Discover pick, Amazon Best of the Month, LibraryReads selection
Adapted into an original television series, Resurrection, on ABC.
The Orphan's Tale
New York Times bestseller; over 300,000 copies sold
We're Excited About
The Bookshop of Yesterdays
A woman inherits a beloved bookstore and sets forth on a journey of self-discovery
Best Books of Summer 2018 Selection by Bustle, HelloGiggles, Southern Living, Philadelphia Inquirer and Library Journal
Part mystery and part drama, Meyerson uses a complex family dynamic to spotlight the importance of truth and our need for forgiveness.” — Associated Press
Now on sale
When the Lights Go Out
Insomnia has taken her sleep; now it’s taking her mind in this riveting psychological thriller
From the blockbuster bestselling author of The Good Girl
“A twisty, captivating, edge-of-your-seat read.” —Megan Miranda, author of All the Missing Girls
On sale September 2018
Under My Skin
An addictive thriller about a woman on the hunt for her husband’s killer
From a New York Times bestselling author whose books have sold millions of copies worldwide
“Lisa Unger is one of my favorite writers. And in this tilt-a-whirl of a psychological thriller, she’s at the top of her game.” —Lisa Gardner
On sale October 2018
Evergreen Tidings from the Baumgartners
A formidable matriarch learns the hard way that no family is perfect in this witty, sparkling debut
Selected as a Best Reads of Fall 2018 by PopSugar
“A propulsive and endearing debut.” —J. Ryan Stradal, bestselling author of Kitchens of the Great Midwest
On sale October 2018
A twisted and chilling thriller debut about a devoted wife, a loving husband and a murder that no one saw coming
Film rights sold to Warner Brothers/Kroll & Co
“With fascinating characters that chill and horrify, the ending will leave you staggered.” —Liv Constantine, author of The Last Mrs. Parrish
On sale March 2019
The Honey Bus
Educated meets H Is for Hawk in this poignant memoir about a girl, her grandfather, and one of nature’s most mysterious and beguiling creatures: the honeybee
Penned by a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author and former journalist for the San Francisco Chronicle
“To read about Meredith May’s bee family and her human family is to garner heart strength.” —Maxine Hong Kingston, bestselling author of The Woman Warrior
Erika began her publishing career in 2003 as an editorial assistant at Dutton and joined Harlequin in 2011 to help build the literary fiction program. She holds a master’s degree in English literature. Erika is drawn to strong emotion and distinctive voices, as well as original stories with surprises that keep her on her toes.
Laura began working at HarperCollins in 2013 and joined Park Row Books in 2018. She has worked with national bestselling and award-winning authors, whose books have graced the cover of the New York Times Book Review and have been named a B&N Discover Pick. Laura is drawn to exceptional writing from unique and underrepresented voices, with a propulsive plot, strong emotion, and cast of unforgettable characters.
Natalie Hallak is an Editorial Assistant at Park Row Books. Prior to joining Harlequin in 2015, Natalie honed her editorial skills during internships at Touchstone, Putnam, and Writers House Literary Agency. She is building her list in literary fiction with commercial appeal across a variety of genres, as well as select narrative nonfiction.