Ryan Doherty is an executive editor at Celadon Books. Prior to joining Macmillan, he was the Vice President of literary development for Sony Pictures Entertainment, focusing on book to film and television development. When Ryan worked at Sony, he was instrumental in the acquisition and development of DARK MATTER by Blake Crouch, RED PLATOON by Clinton Romesha, THE NIGHTINGALE by Kristin Hannah, and BLOOD IN THE WATER by Heather Ann Thompson.
Before that, Ryan was a senior editor at Ballantine Books, where he edited the Pulitzer Prize-winning TOMS RIVER by Dan Fagin, JIM HENSON by Bryan Jay Jones, and the #1 New York Times bestselling graphic novel SECONDS by Bryan Lee O’Malley. At Celadon, Ryan will acquire a range of books from elevated commercial fiction to big-think topics that inspire and create discussion, with narrative nonfiction being a key category.
Ryan is a graduate of Georgetown University and is an adjunct professor at New York University’s Center for Publishing. He lives in Brooklyn, NY.