Emily Murdoch Baker

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Emily Murdock Baker is an Associate Editor at Penguin Books, where she edits a broad range of fiction and nonfiction, and produces enhanced e-books. She also coordinates media tie-ins for Penguin. Her past titles include Paul French’s New York Times bestseller and Edgar Award-winning Midnight in Peking, Catherine Bailey’s New York Times bestseller The Secret Rooms, Alex Marwood’s Edgar Award-nominated psychological thrilelrs, Sophie Hannah’s Zailer and Waterhouse series, and Patricia Bracewell’s historical fiction epic Shadow on the Crown. She has produced enhanced e-books for Antony Beevor’s D-Day and Manning Marable’s Pulitzer Prize-wining Malcolm X. A graduate of Boston University’s School of Communication, she began her career in Hollywood before coming to her senses and returning to the East Coast. Originally from Maine, she lives in Brooklyn.



  • fiction
  • non-fiction.


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New York, USA