MJ Johnston

MJ is an Assistant Editor at Sourcebooks working with the adult fiction and nonfiction team on a wide variety of projects. On the fiction side, she is looking for stories that hit the sweet spot between commercial and literary, with interesting settings and a strong narrative voice; book club fiction; historical fiction; as well as compelling women’s fiction. For nonfiction, MJ is drawn to memoir by writers who connect with readers though incredible storytelling; social science titles that show an interesting lens on a timely topic, as well as a wide variety of prescriptive and narrative nonfiction projects.

  • Pitch Preferences: Mystery, Crime, Thriller, Suspense, Historical Fiction, Non-Fiction, Adult Fiction
MJ Johnston