Orbit appoints Jenni Hill

Orbit appoints Jenni Hill

Little, Brown science fiction and fantasy imprint Orbit has appointed Jenni Hill, previously of Solaris Books, as commissioning editor.

Hill will report to editorial director Anne Clarke, and will take up her post on 31st October. While at Solaris, she worked with authors including James Lovegrove, Gail Z Martin and Emily Gee.

Clarke said: "We are delighted to have found such an enthusiastic, energetic and deeply knowledgeable editor to join our team. I think Jenni will bring a lot to the role and we're all looking forward to welcoming her aboard at the end of this month."

Hill added: "My time at Solaris has been a fantastic experience, and though I'm sad to say goodbye to them, I couldn't resist the opportunity offered by the Orbit editorial team. They already have a brilliant list of authors and I'm looking forward to finding some new talent, too. I can't wait to get started!"