Myriad Editions makes redundancies

Myriad Editions makes redundancies

Independent publisher Myriad Editions is making two editors redundant and cutting back the number of titles it publishes after a “tough” couple of years.

Plummeting e-book sales, retailers demanding higher discounts, a lack of funding from Arts Council England and authors being snapped up by larger publishing houses have all been blamed for the downturn of the company.  

Vicky Blunden, senior editor at Myriad, and editor Holly Ainley are both leaving the company next month following a redundancy process, The Bookseller understands. The company, which employs fewer than 10 people in a mixt...

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