Lisa Adams worked for publishers in New York and Boston for over fifteen years before she started representing authors. She began in the subsidiary rights department at Random House, worked for the Georges Borchardt Literary Agency and went on to work in a variety of capacities for Basic Books (where she was Associate Publisher). Lisa also worked at Newmarket Press, and Addison Wesley Longman. She was a founding partner of the Boston Literary Group, where she represented writers of both scholarly and trade books.
Lisa is a former member of the board of directors of The New Press and Curbstone Press. She teaches at the Columbia Publishing Course in New York and Oxford, UK.
Before founding The Garamond Agency, David Miller was publisher and then Executive Vice President at Addison Wesley Longman, responsible for trade, professional, and international publishing and a member of the company’s Board of Directors. He has published many notable books, including numerous New York Times bestsellers, three National Book Award finalists, and such authors as T. Berry Brazelton, Richard Feynman, Sara Lawrence Lightfoot, Susan Love, H. G. Bissinger, Robert Bly, Jack Beatty, Wendy Kaminer, and Bailey White.
David has served on the Executive Board of both the Trade Division and the International Division of the Association of American Publishers. He is an instructor at the Columbia Publishing Course in both New York and Oxford, UK.