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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 just finished...

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 am...

Sandy Roydhouse, Clean Slate Press

Sandy Roydhouse, Clean Slate Press

Name: Sandy Roydhouse Role: Business Director Company: Clean Slate Press My first job in publishing was... Working for Strathmore Publishing, the original publishers of Metro and More magazines in the early 80s. They also started a magazine in opposition to the...

Malcolm Neil, Booktrack

Malcolm Neil, Booktrack

Name: Malcolm Neil Role: Business Development Company: Booktrack My first job in publishing was... Bookseller at Minotaur Books (a SF&F specialist) in Melbourne Australia in 1988. I'm currently reading... Marlborough Man by Alan Carter, and a bunch of other crime...

Erena Shingade, Allen & Unwin

Erena Shingade, Allen & Unwin

Name: Erena Shingade Role: Publicist Company: Allen & Unwin My first job in publishing was... This one! Publishing is a dream, especially after having worked in debt collection. I'm currently reading... I Love Dick by Chris Kraus. The 2017 TV adaptation is pretty...

Martha Halford, Martha Halford PR

Martha Halford, Martha Halford PR

Name: Martha HalfordRole: Head of Communication    Company: Martha HalfordPR Martha Halford is a UK-based PR professional with twenty years’experience promoting non-fiction. After overseeing the PR function at a medium-sized independent publisher of business &...

Andy Long, Auckland University Press

Andy Long, Auckland University Press

Name: Andy Long Role: Marketing and Sales Manager Company: Auckland University Press My first job in publishing was... I got the digital marketing assistant role at Random House New Zealand in 2011. I'm currently (re)reading... The Infinite Game by Niki Harré as I and...

Craig Gamble, Victoria University Press

Craig Gamble, Victoria University Press

Name: Craig Gamble Role: Publishing Manager Company: Victoria University Press My first job in publishing was: I started in the book trade at Whitcoulls, before moving to the Publisher’s Agents Samuels Brown, begun by Margaret Samuels and Neil Brown. Not long after...

Tania Mackenzie-Cooke, Hachette NZ

Tania Mackenzie-Cooke, Hachette NZ

Name: Tania Mackenzie-Cooke Role: Publicity Manager Company: Hachette NZ My first job in publishing was... This one! After 20 years of being a journalist and radio producer I jumped ship to Hachette two years ago and have never looked back! I'm currently reading...  A...

Jenny Thomas, Cengage Learning

Jenny Thomas, Cengage Learning

Name: Jenny Thomas Role: Publishing Editor Company: Cengage Learning My first job in publishing was... As an author!  I was teaching English at a local secondary school and was approached to co-author a junior language skills book for New House Publishers.  Luckily,...