Specialties: History, science, technology, business, sports, music, political/social issues, biography/memoir and fiction.
Formerly an editor at W. W. Norton & Company, Hilary Hinzmann has edited New York Times Book Review “Notable Books of the Year” in both fiction and nonfiction. He coaches writers on the development of their work, edits manuscripts for publishers, and serves as collaborator, ghostwriter, or editor/book doctor on varied nonfiction projects. Authors he has worked with include Noah Adams of National Public Radio, Marcia Angell, M.D., New York Times music critic Anthony Tommasini, Wynton Marsalis, Laurence Tribe, “Blue Collar Comedy Tour” headliner Ron White, Baseball Hall of Famers Joe Morgan and Dave Winfield, and the novelists Christine Bell, April Bernard, R. M. Koster, Michael McGarrity, Tim McLaurin, and Wang Anyi.
His recent projects include The End of My Addiction, by Olivier Ameisen, M.D., with Hilary Hinzmann (Sarah Crichton Books/FSG), FL!P: How to Turn Everything You Know on Its Head – and Succeed Beyond Your Wildest Imaginings, by Peter Sheahan (William Morrow, HarperCollins UK, and Random House Australia), Let the Dog Decide, by Dale Stavroff (Avalon and HarperCollins Canada), The Marketing Mavens, by Noel Capon (Crown Business), I Had the Right to Remain Silent . . . But I Didn’t Have the Ability, by Ron White (Dutton, a New York Times and Publishers Weekly hardcover bestseller), and The Secret Life of Germs, by Philip M. Tierno, Jr., Ph.D. (Pocket). With lead author Vijay Vad, M.D., he co-authored Back Rx: A 15-Minute-a-Day Yoga- & Pilates-Based Program to End Low Back Pain (Gotham), named favorite health book of 2005 by the Wall Street Journal’s “Health Column.”