Abbie grew up in the Midwest and followed her bookish instincts to earn her B.A. in Comparative Literature from NYU. After biking across the United States, living in Argentina, and serving up the best fish fry in Northern Wisconsin, she set her sights on the wild adventure that is book publishing. At New Leaf, Abbie assists Joanna Volpe as a cheerleader, administrative mastermind, and a reader. She loves working on a wide variety of projects for Joanna’s clients and gains her boundless energy and enthusiasm from helping clients do their best creative work.