Molly Barton

VP Digital Publishing, Business Development & Strategy, Penguin USA and President, Book Country

Molly Barton, Vice President of Penguin in the US overseeing Digital Publishing, Business Development and Strategy, is also President of Penguin’s new subsidiary Book Country, an online community for fiction writers. She has overseen the company from its inception. Always looking for better ways to serve writers and readers, she leads Penguin’s efforts to publish apps, enhanced eBooks, and eSpecials, in addition to launching new business models, strategies, and partnerships. Molly started at Penguin in 2004 as an editor and she still edits a select group of fiction writers for Viking and other imprints. She previously held editorial and marketing roles at Oxford University Press.