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Kelly Notaras, Writer, editor, and steward of life-changing books

A 15-year publishing veteran, Kelly Notaras has helped write, edit, and market some of the world's best transformational nonfiction books. In 2013 she opened kn literary arts, an editorial studio with one mission: to bring life-changing books into the world—and make sure they're excellent once they're here.

A former editor for HarperCollins, Penguin USA, Hyperion Books, and the multimedia spirituality publishing company, Sounds True, Kelly has overseen an impressive list of spiritual luminaries including Adyashanti, Reggie Ray, Krishna Das, Sharon Salzberg, Pema Chödrön, Caroline Myss, and many more.

Through kn literary arts alone, Kelly has had the honor of editing a wide variety of personal growth books including New York Times best sellers The Tapping Solution by Nick Ortner and Pussy: A Reclamation by Regena "Mama Gena" Thomashauer. She has also edited all three of Nancy Levin's popular books: Jump…and Your Life Will Appear, Worthy, and The New Relationship Blueprint. The kn literary arts' client list also includes Drew Canole, Sara Gottfried, Carrie Green, Matt Kahn, Danette May, Michael Morelli, Agapi Stassinopoulos, Kate Northrup, and many others.

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Upcoming Program

Personal Growth
The Book You Were Born to Write
February 2 - 7, 2020
Is there an inspiring book in you just waiting to come into being? Make your writing dream reality in this workshop with celebrated editor and writing coach Kelly Notaras. You’ll learn everything you need to know about breaking into the transformational nonfiction market and cultivating the habits to get your work across the finish line and into the hands of those who need it.

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