Kristin Kiser

Kristin Kiser is Senior Vice President and Publisher of The Running Press Group and is a member of the Executive Management Board. Her imprints include Running Press, compromised of Running Press Adult, RP Kids, RP Studio, and RP Minis; Black Dog & Leventhal; and Avalon Travel, which includes Rick Steves and Moon Travel Guides. Kristin runs the Philadelphia office for HBG, and Running Press and BDL employees work in both Philadelphia and New York. Avalon’s headquarters are in Berkeley, California.


Kristin originally joined Running Press and The Perseus Book Group as VP and Publisher in 2015 and came to HBG when Hachette acquired Perseus in 2016. Before that she was Deputy Publisher at Rodale, Associate Publisher at Hyperion, and Editorial Director at Crown Publishers, after an early career as a nonfiction editor.

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