Mark Richards to set up Swift Press with Profile's Diana Broccardo

Mark Richards to set up Swift Press with Profile's Diana Broccardo

John Murray publisher Mark Richards is co-founding a new publishing company with Diana Broccardo, commercial director of Profile Books, called Swift Press.

Publishing across fiction and non-fiction, it will launch early this summer, with Geoffrey Faber Holdings and Set Copyrights, the co-owners of Faber & Faber, as the principal investors—the first time that either has invested in another publisher.

Swift will become a new member of the Independent Alliance and partner with Faber for its sales service. The Independent Alliance has 15 publisher members and forms the fifth largest group in ...

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