Griffiths becomes m.d. of Melville House

Nikki Griffiths, former publishing director at Duckworth Publishing, has joined Melville House UK as managing director and will be based in the company's London headquarters. Prior to joining Duckworth Publishers in July 2015, Griffiths was head of publishing at Hesperus Press, where she published The Hundred-Year-Old Man who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonasson, which sold over 1.5 million copies. She has also worked in international sales at Random House, and at Profile Books and Granta Books. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-04-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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