Bickmore promoted at Canongate

Bickmore promoted at Canongate

Canongate has promoted senior editor Francis Bickmore to editorial director. His recent publishing includes the Man Booker-shortlisted Jamrach's Menagerie.

Bickmore joined Canongate in 2000 and his authors include Glen Duncan, James Meek, Nick Cave, Geoff Dyer, Steven Hall, Dan Rhodes and Scarlett Thomas.

Publishing director Nick Davies said: "Francis is at the top of his game and is thoroughly deserving of this new position."