Staff exodus at Hesperus Press

All four members of staff at indie publisher Hesperus have resigned their roles at the company. The company exhibited at the London Book Fair, but staff were absent. The Bookseller understands all four employees of Hesperus Press, including head of publishing Nikki Griffiths, handed their notices in to the owners several weeks ago, with Griffiths and two others leaving last Friday (17th April) and a fourth employee set to leave at the end of this week. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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