Willis leaves Orion for Bonnier as Stimpson moves to PR

Willis leaves Orion for Bonnier as Stimpson moves to PR

Ben Willis is leaving Orion for a new publishing director role at Bonnier Books UK imprint Zaffre, while senior publicity manager Poppy Stimpson is also heading off to join Samphire Communications.

Willis (pictured above), a former Bookseller Rising Star, will be tasked with strengthening Zaffre's thriller list and brand fiction when he takes up the newly-created role in September.

He started his publishing career at Transworld and Headline, where he launched book blogger resource site bookbridgr.com, and handled the campaign for ASA Harrison’s The Silent Wife for which he won the Publici...

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