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Dan Smetanka

Daniel Smetanka has worked in the publishing industry for over twenty-five years, acquiring a mix of fiction and nonfiction. As an Executive Editor at Ballantine/Random House, Inc., his list included books by Elizabeth Rosner, Thomas Steinbeck, and Dan Chaon, a 2001 Finalist for the National Book Award.
He is currently Vice President, Editor in Chief of Counterpoint Press. His projects include works by Dana Johnson, Abby Geni, Tod Goldberg, Natashia Deon, Joan Silber, Cristina Garcia, Alan Lightman, Wally Lamb, Maria Hummel, and Karen E. Bender, a 2015 Finalist for the National Book Award.