Alison Shucksmith, Hachette NZ

Alison Shucksmith, Hachette NZ

Name: Alison Shucksmith Role: Product and Publishing Manager Company: Hachette New Zealand My first job in publishing was: Here, at Hachette as a Product Manager looking after the Orion list. Loads of years later, I still look after the Orion list, but now I also look...
Anna Bowbyes, Massey University Press

Anna Bowbyes, Massey University Press

Name: Anna Bowbyes Role: Managing Editor Company: Massey University Press My first job in publishing was: A six-month internship at HarperCollins (thanks to PANZ!), which turned into a permanent project editor role. I’m currently reading: Carl Shuker’s A...
Kitty & Kirsten, Reo Pēpi

Kitty & Kirsten, Reo Pēpi

Name: Ko Kitty rāua ko Kirsten māua, Nō Reo Pēpi māua / We are Kitty Brown and Kirsten Parkinson, together we are Reo Pēpi. Role: Ko te ringa toi a Kirsten-Kirsten is the illustrator. Ko te kaituhi a Kitty-Kitty is the author. Engari! Ko whakawhitiwhiti māua! However...
Olivia Nikkel, Bridget Williams Books

Olivia Nikkel, Bridget Williams Books

Name: Olivia Nikkel Role: Publishing Assistant Company: Bridget Williams Books My first job in publishing was… Thanks to a Creative New Zealand internship at BWB. I’m currently reading… The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Gerrard....
Zooey Neumann, Edify

Zooey Neumann, Edify

Name: Zooey Neumann Role: Content Development Company: Edify Ltd My first job in publishing was… Administrative assistant with Helen Benton and Bob Ross at Tandem Press, ca. 1999. I’m currently reading… I tried giving science fiction a go and have...
Becky Innes, Allen & Unwin NZ

Becky Innes, Allen & Unwin NZ

Name: Becky Innes Role: Marketing Manager Company: Allen & Unwin NZ My first job in publishing was… Marketing Assistant at HarperCollins – although completely inexperienced I got an interview on the strength of using the word “eclectic” in my CV, and here I...