People

Carlos Castillo

Carlos Castillo

Position

Literature Editor, Editorial Norma

Role

YCE Finalist

Carlos has a passion for literature and works as a senior editor for Grupo Editorial Norma.

International Young Publishing Entrepreneur Awards 2006

Carlos Castillo is a Philosophy graduate from the Universidad Nacional de Colombia. From 2000 to 2001 he directed the University’s student philosophy magazine, Saga. Revista de estudiantes de Filosofía.

Since 2003 Carlos has been working at Grupo Editorial Norma. Initially a publisher of school textbooks, Norma has successfully expanded in the recent years into the fields of adult fiction and academic/STM publications, and now stands as one of the largest and most important publishing groups in Latin America.

Carlos began his career there as Literature and Academic Essay Assistant Editor, and since 2004 he works as Literature Senior Editor for Latin America. In this role Carlos is in charge of selecting, editing and developing publishing plans for international titles published in Spanish in Latin American countries, as well as selecting and editing titles by Colombian authors.