. About Stephanie


“I have rarely worked with an editor who is so adept…”

Jill Kramer, Editorial Director, Hay House

tephanie Gunning is a bestselling author, editor, and publishing consultant specializing primarily in books on the topics of health, spirituality, personal growth, and new thought. Her creative endeavors are dedicated to individual empowerment and the conscious evolution of humankind. “Working with visionary thinkers gives me an advanced education in human potential,” Stephanie says. “Each day they inspire me to contribute my own talents and message to the world, as best as I am able.”

“A dream to work with ...

Hale Dwoskin, author of the New York Times bestseller The Sedona Method and featured in "The Secret"

“I am thankful to Stephanie for helping me take the complexities of science and transform them into the joy of empowering wisdom!”

Gregg Braden, author of the New York Times bestsellers The God Code, The Isaiah Effect, and The Divine Matrix

For over twenty-five years, Stephanie has worked in numerous capacities within the book publishing industry, including as an in-house editor, a behind-the-scenes book “doctor,” and an editorial consultant to several major literary agencies. After graduating from Amherst College in 1984, she launched her publishing career in New York City, rapidly rising through the editorial ranks at HarperCollins Publishers, then being recruited as a senior editor at Bantam Doubleday Dell, and ultimately establishing an independent business as an editor, collaborative writer, and publishing consultant in 1996. Her elite roster of clients has included well-established publishing firms, innovative small presses, and respected literary agencies: Hay House, New World Library, Harmony Books, Jodere Group, Sedona Press, aha! Process, Three Rivers Press, FinePrint Literary Management, Imprint Agency, The Ford Group, Nine Muses & Apollo, and Lowenstein-Morel Associates, among others.

“An exceptional writer ...

Ruby K. Payne, PhD, author of the national bestseller A Framework for Understanding Poverty

Stephanie is one of the most sought-after nonfiction writers in the publishing industry and a well-regarded book proposal coach (for a 2010 application for the Get a Book Dealâ„¢ Book Proposal Coaching Program click here). She is the coauthor or ghostwriter of over 15 published books, and has more in the pipeline. Her essays have been featured in the anthologies More Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Soul, Hot Chocolate for the Mystical Teenage Soul, Magical Souvenirs, and Angel Visions. Respected and beloved for her boundless enthusiasm and energy, razor-sharp intelligence and insight, good humor and integrity, as much as for her incredible talent and skill, throughout her career she has worked with numerous bestselling authors: Hale Dwoskin, Gregg Braden, Frank Lipman, Ruby Payne, Thomas Moore, Stephen Mitchell, Marlo Morgan, and Ruth Montgomery, to name a few. Currently, she resides in New York City.

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