August 10-12, 2018 | New York City

Phil Sexton

Media Lab Books

Media Lab Books


Phil Sexton is the publisher of Media Lab Books, a division of Macmillan Publishers. He is the former publisher of Writer’s Digest, Vice President of Sales for F+W Media, and Sales Director of Adams Media. He began his career 30 years ago as an Independent Bookseller. He is the author of five books, including The Writer’s Lab and The Writer’s Adventure.

Phil is primarily seeking compelling and unusual nonfiction that has a clear audience in mind. In particular, he’s interested in cooking, illustrated biography, humor, how-to, self help, illustrated children’s nonfiction (all ages) and – as an exception to our rule – children’s middle grade fiction. Bestselling titles published by Media Lab Books include John Wayne: Made in America, Sother Teague’s I’m Just Here for the Drinks, The Unofficial Pokemon Go Field Guide, and many others.

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