Ella Harold

Assistant Editor, Fig Tree

I assist Helen Garnons-Williams across Fig Tree’s brilliantly varied list, spanning literary fiction, voice-driven non-fiction, and enticing recipe books, as well as looking after our vibrant backlist and some of my own acquisitions. My own reading taste includes thought-provoking speculative fiction, family novels which span generations, literary memoir, and writing in translation. Before Fig Tree I worked in marketing for Penguin General’s communications team, and I’m passionate about stories with emotional impact, whether that’s through characters you fall for or plots that make you see the world in a new light.

Authors I’m working with at the moment include Amanda Peters, Andrev Walden, Joanna Miller, Penelope Lively, Roísín Lanigan, Roxy Dunn, Rupert Dastur, Susan Barker, and Susanna Crossman.

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