Leopoldo Gout is a visual artist, award-winning author, filmmaker and producer who believes that the arts can be a powerful driver of social change. Born in Mexico City and graduated from Central Saint Martins School of Art in London. He has a thriving studio in NYC. Leopoldo has written, packaged, published and developed books for more than a decade, both under his own name with several major publishers (Genius, Ghost Radio) and published other writers under his own imprint with Atria / Simon & Schuster: Leopoldo & Co (Dahlia Black, The Eyes of the Queen). He also was co-president of the James Patterson Entertainment company for many years while producing films and television. Various new books are slated for publication in 2020 and beyond, including a major memoir from the extraordinary Judge Rosemary Aquilina (Audible / Hello Sunshine); a non-fiction book written by INTEL’s former #1 Futurist, Brian David Johnson: FutureYOU (Harper Collins) and he recently closed another two-book deal of his own with major publisher Macmillan for their new horror imprint, Nightfire.
THE FUTURE YOU (forthcoming from HarperOne)