Cynthia Zigmund headshot Cynthia Zigmund

President, Second City Publishing Services

Cynthia Zigmund is President of Second City Publishing Services, a Madison, WI-based agency she founded in 2006, after having spent more than twenty years in New York and Chicago publishing.  She has held a variety of positions in both large and mid-sized publishers, ranging from developmental editor to vice president and publisher.  Her experience on both sides of the business brings a unique perspective to authors she works with. Throughout her thirty-year career, she has helped hundreds of authors get published.  Cynthia holds a business degree from Monmouth University in New Jersey where she graduated summa cum laude.

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Cynthia is currently looking for non-fiction (business, narrative non-fiction, self-help) and adult fiction (mystery, literary fiction).

Read more about Second City Publishing Services

Based in Madison, Wisconsin, Second City Publishing Services has its roots in both the New York and Chicago publishing worlds. Founded in 2006, we offer both individuals and organizations a full array of services including literary representation and consulting. The agency currently manages authors in most genres of non-fiction as well as fiction (mystery only), and works with our authors before, during and after their books are published.

For authors and organizations that have chosen to publish independently, Second City Publishing Services offers complete editorial services. We work closely with both individuals and organizations to develop, manage and grow their publishing programs.


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