Stephen Hayward, who ran London independent publisher Serif Books, has died.
Hayward, born in 1954, died of a heart attack on 22nd October while on holiday in Almeria, Spain.
A small family funeral in Kent will be followed by a celebration of his life, to be held in London at a later date. Details of the latter event will be given in The Bookseller.
His family told The Bookseller: "Stephen was widely loved and will be hugely missed."