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Richard Florest

Richard Florest joined Rob Weisbach Creative Management in 2012. He develops and represents fiction and non-fiction writers for the company, and provides editorial and digital expertise for company clients. He previously held editorial positions at Putnam/Penguin Group, Miramax Books, and The Weinstein Company, where he published authors such as Man Asian Prize winner and Man Booker Prize nominee Tan Twan Eng, internationally bestselling author Sergei Lukyanenko, and New York Times bestselling author Tom Folsom. Richard was most recently the Director of Acquisitions at Open Road Integrated Media, where his ebook projects included the works of literary icon Hubert Selby, Jr. and New York Times bestselling horror author Robert R. McCammon. Born and raised in Massachusetts, Richard now lives in Los Angeles with his wife, the television executive Megan Lawrence. He is a graduate of Saint Anselm College.