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Tucker Max

Tucker Max

 

Tucker has written three #1 New York Times Best Sellers, including I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell, which spent five years on the bestseller list. His books have sold over 3 million copies, been translated into over 40 languages, and he is credited with creating the literary genre “fratire.” He is one of only three authors (along with Malcolm Gladwell and Michael Lewis) to have three non-fiction books on the New York Times Bestseller List at one time.

A movie was made about his life, also called “I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell.” He co-wrote the screenplay, and was a producer on the movie. He was nominated to the Time Magazine “100 Most Influential List” in 2009.

Tucker has founded three book publishing companies, one he exited (Tropaion Books) and one which he currently runs (Book In A Box). He also co-founded a book marketing firm (Brass Check Marketing).

He got his BA from the University of Chicago in 1998, and JD from Duke Law School in 2001. He currently lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and children.

Michael Nagin

Michael Nagin

Michael Nagin is an award-winning Art Director. He began at Penguin Putnam in 1998, and has since worked at Simon & Schuster and Random House. His work routinely covers the New York Times bestseller list. He has done book covers for Chelsea Handler, Jim Gaffigan, Neil Patrick Harris, Vice President Dick Cheney, Peter Thiel and Reverend Al Sharpton, among many others.

In 2015 he became an Adjunct Professor at Adelphi University in New York teaching Publication Design. Michael is also an accomplished portrait and fashion photographer.

He lives in Brooklyn with his wife and son.

Mark Chait

Mark Chait

Mark Chait began his editorial career at Hyperion Books. As an up-and-coming editor there, he worked closely with the late Mike Wallace on the iconic newsman’s memoir. He also edited Bob Hope’s last book, Laila Ali’s memoir, and many others.

As a senior editor at Penguin, he published numerous New York Times bestsellers, managed a successful line of military nonfiction, and contributed heavily to a thriving Latino imprint. He worked on books with famous athletes (Sean Payton, Victor Cruz), broadcasters (Soledad O’Brien), government figures and politicians (Sen. Robert Menendez, Colombian president Alvaro Uribe), and more.

As an executive editor at HarperCollins, he continued to publish books by a wide range of personalities and celebrities, including Jerry Rice, Bob Saget, the rapper Scarface, Brittney Griner, and many others.

Currently, Mark is the Principal Book Creative at Book In A Box, and the Head Outliner for Lioncrest.

He lives in Brooklyn, and is on the organizing committee for the Brooklyn Book Festival, where he has put together high-profile panels and commissioned such distinguished authors and personalities as Charlayne Hunter-Gault, John Leguizamo, and Toure.

Charlie Hoehn

Charlie Hoehn

Charlie is the author of Play It Away and Recession-Proof Graduate. As Tim Ferriss’ Director of Special Projects, he helped edit and launch The 4-Hour Body, which debuted at #1 New York Times, #1 Amazon, and #1 Barnes & Noble. Their “Land Rush” marketing campaign sold 15,000 copies in three days.

Charlie has advised more than a dozen bestselling authors, including Eric Ries, Charles Duhigg, and Gary Vaynerchuk. Alongside Ramit Sethi, he helped launch I Will Teach You to be Rich, which debuted at #1 Amazon and #9 New York Times. As director and marketing strategist for the App Empire video course, Charlie helped drive a $2.6 million launch week.

Charlie is the creator of two video courses: Land a Job You Love (600 students) and The 10-Day Anxiety Fix (12,000 subscribers). His work has been featured on NPR’s TED Radio Hour, Fast Company, Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and more. He has spoken at the Pentagon, TEDx, and universities around the world.

Charlie lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and two dogs.