Heather Lazare began her publishing career as an assistant at the Sandra Dijkstra Literary Agency in Del Mar, California. After living and teaching in Aix-en-Provence, France, and managing a clothing store in Carmel, California she moved to New York to work as an editorial assistant for the Crown Publishing Group (Random House). She worked for Random House for five years and was then offered the job of Senior Editor at Simon & Schuster’s Touchstone imprint. In 2013, she and her husband made the decision to move back to California to be closer to our families as we started our own family. They now have two small children, both book lovers.
Today, Heather edits adult fiction, with particular emphasis on historical fiction, women’s fiction, literary fiction, and thrillers.
She is the co-founder of Northern California Writers’ Retreat, five days of writing and workshops in the Santa Cruz Mountains every March. Learn more at: norcalwritersretreat.com.