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Charles M. Suitt
Publisher of 13A
Charles M. Suitt joined Gallery Books in 2021 as Publisher of 13A, a new imprint publishing renowned and relevant Black voices in culture and politics. Charles M. Sui​tt started his career in entertainment after attending St. John’s University and The City University of New York. In 2008, Charles partnered with Simon & Schuster, co-founding Karen Hunter Publishing. The imprint's New York Times bestsellers included: Janet Jackson's True You; Patti LaBelle’s Recipes for the Good Life; Congressman Keith Ellison’s My Country, Tis of Thee; Kris Jenner’s, Kris Jenner... and All Things Kardashian; and E.  Lynn Harris’ Mama Dearest.

13A's first acquisitions include a revised edition of Patti LaBelle’s classic cookbook, LaBelle Cuisine; Straight Shooter: A Memoir of Second Chances and First Takes by ESPN on-air personality Stephen A. Smith; Eat Plants, B*tch: 91 Vegan Recipes That Will Blow Your Meat-Loving Mind, the first-ever cookbook by Aisha “Pinky” Cole, the Jamaican-American chef and entrepreneur behind the plant-based burger chain Slutty Vegan; Elevate and Dominate: 21 Ways to Win On and Off the Field by Deion “Coach Prime” Sanders; a memoir from Wallace “Wallo267” Peeples; and The Sound of Purpose, a memoir by actress Nia Long.