Angela James


Angela James, former editorial director of Carina Press, an adult genre fiction imprint of Harlequin, is both an avid reader of digital books and a veteran of and advocate for the digital publishing industry. She has enjoyed over fifteen years of experience in her field, including successfully launching, building and serving as editorial lead for two digital-first presses: Samhain Publishing and Harlequin’s Carina Press.

She has edited bestselling authors such as Alexa Riley, Shannon Stacey, Jaci Burton, Lauren Dane, Ilona Andrews, Lilith Saintcrow, Shelly Laurenston and more. She was profiled in Fast Company magazine as a digital pioneer in the romance publishing industry, has been named New York Romance Writers of America’s Golden Apple Editor of the Year,
and is the creator of Before You Hit Send, the popular online self-editing and writing workshop for authors.

Angela is will be taking practice pitches, especially for mystery and romance, and is particularly interested in diverse voices for both genres.

You can find Angela on Twitter at @angelajames or on her website at