Asahina & Wallace

Los Angeles, CA

Asahina & Wallace, founded in 2013, is a Los Angeles-based independent publisher of fiction and nonfiction.

Robert B. Wallace, an award-winning TV producer and magazine editor, has more than 30 years experience in print and electronic media, He has been Vice President of Content Development at ESPN, a senior producer and senior story editor for Diane Sawyer at Prime Time Live (where he won an Emmy for Outstanding Informational or Cultural Programming), editor of Rolling Stone (which won National Magazine Awards for Reporting, Photography, and Design during his tenure), editor in chief of St. Martin's, and an editor at Newsweek, the Denver Post, and Talk. He serves as Treasurer on the Board of Directors of PEN Center USA.

Robert Asahina has been editor in chief of Broadway Books (a Random House imprint), President and Publisher of the Adult Trade Group of Golden Books, Vice President of Simon & Schuster, Deputy Managing Editor of The New York Sun, and an editor at George, Harper's, The New York Times, GEO, and The Public Interest. He has also been a film critic for The New Leader and The American Spectator, a theater critic for The Hudson Review, a contributor to numerous periodicals, a consultant on enterprise data strategy and management at Freddie Mac, editor of the 4% Growth Project website, and the author of Just Americans, one of the Washington Post's best nonfiction books of 2006.