Dunton Publishing features Lese Dunton and a variety of talented editors, graphic artists, and printers. Clients include lawyers, businesspeople, ministers, poets, doctors, an historian, an Academy award-winning actor, a Grammy award-winning producer, and a Pulitzer Prize-winning author.
Dunton Publishing is also developing an animated cartoon series for televsion, and an audio platform called "Talkettes," which enables short soundbites.
Lese is the author of four books books. Most recently, Charlotte's New York Adventure, a funny story about a little girl who teams up with the Statue of Liberty and the Angel in Central Park. Before that, Simple Advice for a Happy Life, a picture book illustrated by Raggedy Ann creator Johnny Gruelle, Betsy and the Golden Room, an action-adventure tale, and Mystics in the City, which was published in 2011.
Since then, her company has helped clients with a variety of editorial needs, including self-publishing or preparing for publishers.
Ms. Dunton is the founder of The New Sun, an online publication whose mission is "to find the best in life and give it good coverage." TNS began on newsprint in 1990, raised capital, and transitioned to the web in 1994. People magazine said, "It has caught the eye of high-placed optimists."
In her work with The New Sun, Lese has interviewed George Harrison of the Beatles, telvision host Dr. Mehmet Oz, Pulitzer Prize-winner Jimmy Breslin, NY Governor Mario Cuomo, and President Jimmy Carter, among others, while simultaneously editing the publication. In addition to People magazine, TNS has been featured on CNN, NY1, WOR, and National Public Radio. In 2005, Lese produced and hosted The New Sun Radio Show on WBAI FM Radio. (Click here for 1-minute excerpt.)
Ms. Dunton has held a variety of positions including reporter, editor, artist, and producer for CBS Television, The Village Voice, The New York Daily News, Life magazine and The Wall Street Journal. She was also Director of Communications for The Riverside Church.
Her articles have appeared in The New York Daily News, The New York Post, Edible Manhattan, and Celebrate With Style. Her short stories have been published in the collection books Christmas Through the Eyes of a Child and My Dog is My Hero. She has written and narrated audiobooks for Reading Town publishers and is a voiceover artist for Studio Center.
In the healthcare field she was the outreach/partnership coordinator and market researcher for the Midtown Center for Complementary Care, publicist for NY Presbyterian Hospital's Department of Complementary Medicine, and market researcher for St. Vincent's Holistic Health Center. For The New Sun, she created the popular Health Library section.
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