Brown hints at more Langdon novels
Bestselling author Dan Brow...
Authors in publishing
How active should authors b...
Avon plans free e-book giveaway
HarperCollins imprint Avon ...
Patchett: 'Authors must work with trade'
Orange Prize-winner Ann Pat...
Publishers donate Nook e-books to Get London Reading
Major publishers are donati...
Espiner to HarperCollins
29.04.09 | Philip Jones
HarperCollins has hired Katie Espiner from Transworld to fill its new role of deputy publishing director at HarperFiction. Reporting to Amanda Ridout, managing director at HarperCollins, she will have responsibility for publishing historical and literary fiction. Espiner was previously senior commissioning editor at the publisher before leaving in 2006.
Ridout said: "I am thrilled to welcome Katie back to HarperCollins in this new and exciting role. We are very proud to be the dominant and most successful publisher in the historical fiction area and Katie will help us to strengthen that position further. She has great judgement, energy and passion for both historical fiction and for literary fiction‚ with two authors on the recent Orange longlist ‚ and we look forward to her rejoining the HarperFiction team at the end of May."
Espiner said: "I am really looking forward to coming back to HarperColilns in a new role where I can build on the amazing strengths in both historical and literary fiction."