Tagged: Helen Conford

#Merky lands 'deeply moving' memoir by Olympian runner Caster Semenya

PRH imprint #Merky Books has landed the "powerful and deeply moving" memoir by Olympic champion and elite runner Caster Semenya. Read more

Cornerstone Press wins seven-way auction for van Tulleken

Cornerstone Press has triumphed in a seven-way auction for Ultra-Processed People by Chris van Tulleken, to be published in early 2023 as a flagship title.... Read more

Conford replaces Random House Business with Cornerstone Press amid promotions

Cornerstone has unveiled several key promotions and a new imprint, Cornerstone Press, replacing Random House Business with a wider non-fiction list overseen by publisher Helen Conford.... Read more

Cornerstone merges Hutchinson and William Heinemann, recruits Conford and Ahmed

Cornerstone is merging Hutchinson and William Heinemann, and recruiting Profile's Helen Conford and Little, Brown's Ailah Ahmed, while publisher Jason Arthur leaves PRH after 22 years.... Read more

Profile and Wellcome sign Unsworth's postnatal depression memoir

Profile Books and the Wellcome Collection have signed the “searingly honest” memoir by Emma Jane Unsworth about postnatal depression. Read more

Profile signs non-fiction from poet Cathy Park Hong

Profile Books will publish a “fearless work of creative non-fiction about racism in cultural pursuits” by award-winning poet Cathy Park Hong. Read more

Profile pre-empts story of Daphne Caruana Galizia by her sons

Profile Books has pre-empted a book about anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia, who was murdered in a car bomb attack in Malta two years ago.... Read more

Profile swiftly pre-empts perfectionism book in 'one of the largest commitments ever made' by publisher

Profile has pre-empted a book on perfectionism, Imperfect, from behavioural psychologist Thomas Curran, in "one of the largest commitments ever made by the publisher".... Read more

Profile scoops 'inside story' from Cambridge Analytica whistleblower

Profile Books will publish Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Christopher Wylie's debut, Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World, next week.... Read more

Conford leaves Penguin to take up publisher role at Profile

Helen Conford, publishing director at Penguin Press, will join Profile Books to take over from Andrew Franklin as publisher in May. Read more

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