Molly Lyons leads Arabella’s Creative and Editorial Services team, overseeing the firm’s editorial style, publishing practices, and design. She also works closely with Arabella client service teams to help create compelling and clear content, advising and supporting them throughout the deliverable creation process. In addition, she helps clients tell their stories by producing their legacy statements, donor intent letters, annual reports, presentations, and other materials.
Molly has edited for and has overseen special projects at Condé Nast, Hearst Magazines, Time Inc., Meredith, Hachette Filipacchi, and Gannett properties. Her writing has appeared in multiple national publications, including USA Today. She was a founding editor of Lifetime Magazine, a joint venture of Hearst and Lifetime Television. She’s also ghostwritten books and book proposals. As a literary agent, she’s worked with authors to conceptualize and sell fiction and non-fiction projects. Her client list includes two New York Times bestselling authors. She’s been a publishing consultant for SheWrites.com and has spoken frequently at writers’ conferences and seminars.
Molly has served on the board of the Women’s Media Group and is a graduate of Amherst College.