John Maas represents serious nonfiction clients. He has a particular interest in the subject areas of health, personal development, science, self-help, business, memoir, food, history, biography, and current events. He focuses on helping high-profile clients transform the key messages of their work into fresh and compelling proposals that will resonate with top editors and general readers alike. John specializes in working with authors who have strong national and international platforms, including popular keynote speakers, organizations with a unique voice and message, groundbreaking researchers and academics, and other established experts and thought leaders. Previously, John was an editor at Wiley, where he edited and worked closely with CEO-level business book authors. Originally from small-town Wisconsin, John holds a BA in creative writing from Stanford University and lives in Brooklyn.