Elizabeth Mitchell has edited books, consulted on screenplays and treatments, coached book proposal writing, and edited white papers. She served as executive editor of George, having started with the magazine as a senior editor before George’s launch in 1995. Prior to that, she worked as features editor at SPIN.
Here are a few of her book editing projects:
The Upcycle: Beyond Sustainability–Designing for Abundance
The Upcycle is the eagerly awaited follow-up to Cradle to Cradle, one of the most consequential ecological manifestoes of our time. Now, drawing on the lessons gained from 10 years of putting the Cradle to Cradle concept into practice with businesses, governments, and ordinary people, William McDonough and Michael Braungart envision the next step in the solution to our ecological crisis: We don’t just use or reuse resources with greater effectiveness, we actually improve the world as we live, create, and build.
The Right Words at the Right Time
A collection of personal revelations in essays from over 100 of today’s greatest luminaries whose lives were changed by hearing the right words at the right time. Includes Mohammad Ali, Steven Spielberg, Toni Morrison, Jack Nicholson, Tom Wolfe, Hillary Clinton, the Dalai Lama, President Jimmy Carter, Ted Turner, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Paul McCartney and more. A New York Times #1 bestseller.
When twenty-something political fundraiser Olivia Greenley is recruited by her close friend Jacob Harriston to join the Presidential campaign of Georgia Governor Landon Taylor, she is intoxicated by optimism and opportunity. Taylor’s commitment to social equality and economic responsibility in the post-housing-bubble era is palpable. Sacrificing her sleep, comfort and income are certain to help make the world a better place. Right?
Domestic Affairs: A Campaign Novel vividly captures the fervor and idealism of campaign life—as well as the disillusionment staffers feel when told to make the inevitable compromises.