Erin Niumata has been in publishing for almost three decades. She started as an editorial assistant at Simon and Schuster in the Touchstone/Fireside division for several years; then moved over to Harper Collins as an editor, and then she went to Avalon Books as the Editorial Director. Erin has edited many authors including Leon Uris, Stuart Woods, Erica Jong, Brenda Maddox, Lawrence Otis Graham, Joan Rivers, and more. She has represented NY Times Bestselling cowboy romance writer Carolyn Brown, pet expert Sandy Robins, Discovery Channel’s Fast N Loud, North America and Cash Cab; TLC’s – The Cake Boss, Diesel Brothers, and Extreme Couponing; Animal Planet’s Too Cute, Finding Big Foot, River Monsters and Puppy Bowl; NASA's Above and Beyond, inspirational speaker Josh Shipp, graffiti artist/speed-painter/inspiration speaker Erik Wahl, former gangster turned dog groomer James Guiliani, Skin care expert and co-founder of SoKo Glam Charlotte Cho, Hello Fears internet sensation Michelle Poler, Forever Twenty Something founder Sam Matt, chef/baker Grant Melton, humorist Jen Lancaster, humorist Jennifer Mann, Project Healthy Body founder Jennifer Joffe, Teenage Inspirational speaker Abby Jones, Fitness expert Ellington Darden, and many more. She’s worked on multiple NY Times Bestsellers.