Toni Sciarra Poynter

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About me

Industry Publishing
Occupation Editor/Writer
Introduction I'm an editorial consultant and published author with more than 25 years’ experience in book publishing who has worked with bestselling authors, respected brands, and prominent professionals. My job is to help you prepare your book for publication. As a consultant, I've edited or collaborated on nonfiction projects under contract to HarperCollins, Simon and Schuster, Guideposts Books, and Harlequin. I've held senior editorial positions at major New York publishing houses: HarperCollins Publishers, William Morrow, Simon and Schuster, and Macmillan. Authors and entities I've worked with include Mayo Clinic, the Emily Post Institute, Jack Canfield, lifestyle author Alexandra Stoddard, bestselling biographer/historian Tilar Mazzeo, nonverbal communication expert/retired FBI agent Joe Navarro, Families and Work Institute President Ellen Galinsky, neuroscientist V.S. Ramachandran, M.D., Ph.D., New York Times science writers Gina Kolata and Sandra Blakeslee, and more. I am coauthor with Joe Navarro of Louder Than Words, a book on nonverbal communication in business: