Howard Zimmerman and Z File shepherded six Hill and Wang titles to publication [while I was publisher at Hill and Wang] two of which became New York Times bestselling graphic novels. From conception to realization and delivery, Howard was a consummate professional and his myriad skills are evident on every page of every book he undertook for the imprint.
Thomas LeBien Vice President and Senior Editor Simon and Schuster
Howard Zimmerman’s Z File Inc. is my go-to packaging concern. From science, to military history, to fiction, Z File produces top-quality titles with professionalism and proficiency. Howard’s decades of experience and savvy allow Z File to meet any publishing challenge and produce the perfect product.
Marc Resnick Senior Editor St. Martin’s Press
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