Our Team

•Tim Harper, our publisher, is a widely published journalist and author who serves as an editorial and publishing consultant for individuals and institutions, helping them research, write and publish their books. Based at www.timharper.com, he is a visiting professor and writing coach at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism and editor of the CUNY Journalism Press.

Jere Hester, founding editor of Books by Brooklyn Productions, Inc., is a lifelong Brooklynite and veteran New York journalist. He is founding director of the award-winning NYCity News Service at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism. Hester, a former city editor of the New York Daily News, also writes a pop culture column for NBC Local Integrated Media. He is the author of Raising a Beatle Baby: How John, Paul, George and Ringo Helped us Come Together as a Family, his first (published) book. Raising a Beatle Baby also is the first offering from Books by Brooklyn. He lives in Kensington with his wife, Theresa Wozunk, and their daughter, Ella.

•Theresa Wozunk, vice president of Books by Brooklyn Productions, Inc., is a playwright and theatrical producer whose credits include The Gershwin’s Porgy and Bess and Liberty: A Monumental New Musical. She was born and raised in New Jersey, but her biggest Brooklyn claim to fame (so far) comes from her role as director of Music Together of Park Slope, which has been serving local families since 1992.

•Gabe Stuart, our production manager, has worked in publishing in various positions since 2006, always loving books and helping authors get into print. The Greenpoint resident runs a small imprint called Bayberry Books, does some freelance design and has completed publishing workshops at Word Brooklyn and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is currently writing a book on DIY publishing and is a partner at a publishing company called Litronica, covering Internet history and related ephemera.


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