Alison Schwartz is the Chief Operating Officer for Gotham Ghostwriters, where she manages finance, legal, and operations as well as partnerships and other strategic initiatives.
Previously, Alison worked as COO of LUMBERYARD Center for Film & Performing Arts and Co-Founder & Editorial Director of Lulu, and at ICM, where she worked for the legendary literary agent Amanda Urban and represented her own clients, largely focusing on nonfiction. Born in Toronto, Alison has a BA from McGill University and MA from Oxford University.
She lives in NYC with her husband, daughter, and geriatric schnauzer-mix, Daffodil. She sits on the board of Start Lighthouse, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to addressing the childhood literacy crisis in the Bronx.