Lindsay Guzzardo

Editor with “big-five” acquisitions experience specializing in manuscript critique and developmental editing of romance and contemporary women’s fiction.


Lindsay Guzzardo has worked in romance publishing for over 8 years. During tenures at Penguin (NAL/Signet), Guideposts, and Amazon (Montlake Romance), she acquired and edited numerous bestselling and award-nominated authors and titles, and has been nominated three times for the prestigious RITA award as an editor.

Lindsay especially enjoys contemporary romance, romantic suspense, women’s fiction, and chick lit. Apart from romance, she loves dark historical fiction and funny women’s memoirs. Contemporary favorites include Something Borrowed by Emily Giffin, My Life in France by Julia Child, Bridget Jones’s Diary by Helen Fielding, and Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

Perennial favorites include everything by Nora Ephron, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Anne of Green Gables, and The Giver.