Marketing Manager, Legacy Lit, Hachette Book Group
Maya Lewis is the Marketing Manager for Legacy Lit Books, an imprint of Hachette Book Group where she has worked with authors like Debra Lee and Eboni K Williams among others. She began her publishing career at HarperCollins working with Amistad Book, HarperVia, and HarperCollins Español. During that time, she worked with bestselling authors including Cicely Tyson, Bakari Sellers, and the estate of Zora Neale Hurston among many
others. She takes immense pride in working to establish diverse and BIPOC storytelling in the book marketplace and making sure that publishers work to find and develop underrepresented readerships. Maya studied English Literature and Sociology before receiving her Master’s in Journalism from the City University of New York, where she focused on culture writing and documentary film. She is also a poet and mixed-media artist. Maya was a Brooklyn Poets 2021 Fellow, 2022 Tin House Workshop alum, and 2023 Key West Literary Seminar fellow. She has
exhibited work with sk.Artspace. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.