ABOUT LISA ROJANY

  • Lisa Rojany is a publishing executive and editor with over 20 years’ experience in the industry. As well as spearheading four publishing startups with $2 million to $17 million dollars in growth, Lisa has simultaneously run her own business, Editorial Services of L.A.

    She has written over 100 children’s books, is lead author on Amazon’s bestselling Writing Children’s Books for Dummies (2e, 2013), and co-wrote the NY Times bestselling adult nonfiction hardcover, Fund Your Future (Berkley, 2002) with Julie Stav.

    Her books have received various accolades, such as reaching Number 1 on the Publishers Weekly Bestseller List two years in a row (Make Your Own Valentines, PSS/Penguin), and winning the American Bookseller’s Pick of the List (Giant Animal Fold-Outs: Kangaroo & Company, PSS/Penguin). King Arthur’s Camelot (Dutton) was selected to be a Book of the Month Club selection; Child magazine chose her Exploring the Human Body (Barron’s) as one of its Best New Parenting Books; and The Magic Feather (Troll) won a Parent’s Choice Silver Honor Award. Her latest book is Surviving the Angel of Death: The True Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz, with Eva Kor (paperback 2012, Tanglewood Press).

    She has been Editorial/Publishing Director for Golden Books, Price Stern Sloan/Penguin Group USA, Intervisual Books, Gateway Learning Corp (Hooked on Phonics), and others. Lisa speaks about children’s publishing, writing, and editing at U.C.L.A. Writer’s Program Extension courses and other venues.

    Lisa’s company, Editorial Services of Los Angeles, is her longest-running venture and closest to her heart because she loves helping writers make their work the best it can be. You can contact her at www.editorialservicesofla.com

    Lisa is listed in Who’s Who, Who’s Who of American Women, and Who’s Who in the West.

ARTIST STATEMENT

  • Simply put: I love helping writers make their work the best it can be. It’s the most gratifying experience. And I consider myself lucky to get to work with writers, published and new, in their efforts to put their best foot forward before releasing their baby to the world.