Marcia Layton Turner
President, Layton & Co., Inc.


Marcia Layton Turner is a bestselling, award-winning business book ghostwriter and content creator. She has authored, co-authored or ghostwritten more than 55 nonfiction books, mainly about entrepreneurship and small business. Clients have published through traditional houses, such as John Wiley & Sons, McGraw-Hill and Random House, as well as respected independent and hybrid presses. Her articles and branded content have appeared in Businessweek, Inc., Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise and, where she is a contributor. She has worked with corporate clients such as Comcast, Kodak, Chase, PNC Bank, Walmart, PayPal and American Express. In addition to helping clients become authors, Marcia founded the Association of Ghostwriters, whose goal is to educate the market about ghostwriting and help fellow ghostwriters build successful businesses. Marcia earned a BA with honors from Wellesley College and an MBA in marketing and corporate strategy from the University of Michigan.