Richard Atkinson joins Penguin Press as publishing director

Richard Atkinson joins Penguin Press as publishing director

Former Bloomsbury publisher Richard Atkinson is joining Penguin Press as publishing director in September.

Atkinson will report to Penguin Press m.d. Stefan McGrath in the newly created role, joining the team on 2nd September.

Atkinson has extensive experience of working in illustrated nonfiction publishing and worked at Bloomsbury for 12 years until last November. Rising to senior commissioning editor across Bloomsbury’s Cookery and Absolute Lists, he worked with a range of authors including TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall.

“Richard has a passion for combining strong writing and vis...

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