MICHELE MATRISCIANI is a New York Times bestselling editor and former Editorial Director of HCI Books-the original publisher of Chicken Soup for the Soul. Specializing in memoir and practical nonfiction, Michele was an acquisitions editor and developmental editor for fifteen years, working at several New York houses, including Macmillan, Hyperion, Contemporary Books, and McGraw-Hill Trade. In 2011, Michele founded Bookchic LLC, a full-service content development consulting company.
Her experience as a publisher, marketer, and writer uniquely positions Michele Matrisciani as the quintessential Bookchic-a valuable collaborator to help authors, literary agents, and publishers creatively, commercially, and competitively deliver their messages and brands to a wide audience. Now that's chic!
She is a native New Yorker and a graduate of the University of Central Florida, where she majored in journalism/news editorial and minored in psychology.