Specialist press Jessica Kingsley Publishers forges new role within Hachette

Specialist press Jessica Kingsley Publishers forges new role within Hachette

A little over two years ago, Jessica Kingsley Publishers (JKP)—the social and behavioural sciences publisher, with a distinctive voice in the fields of autism and gender diversity—was acquired by Hachette and became an imprint of John Murray Press (JMP), after being independent for three decades. JKP remains in its Islington office, rather than merging into Carmelite House, but high-profile founder Jessica Kingsley has retired and Sanphy Thomas is now the imprint’s m.d., brought in from a lead marketing role at SAGE some 14 months ago.

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