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Vice President and Editorial Director of Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollins and an Executive Editor at Harper
An avid foodie, she is the author of If You Can Stand the Heat: Tales From Chefs and Restaurateurs (Penguin, 1999).
Over the course of a 15 year career, Dawn has had the privilege of publishing Edward P. Jones, whose novel The Known World was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction; the number one New York Times bestseller, Chris Gardner, author of The Pursuit of Happyness (which was also the name of the Will Smith movie); and most recently Steve Harvey, author of the International Bestseller Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. Before joining HarperCollins, she spent five years at Vintage Books, a division of Random House, where she worked with Vogue's food critic Jeffrey Steingarten.