This month we're hosting a Meet the Publisher session. The group will be joined by Lisa Edwards, Executive Publisher at Templar Publishing, part of Bonnier Books UK.
Join us at The Lord Palmerston pub in the Lords Room upstairs from 6.30pm for a chat over drinks before the talk begins at 7pm, followed by a Q&A.
Lisa Edwards is a highly experienced publishing director, having worked across both children’s and adult imprints, with expertise in fiction, illustrated/narrative non-fiction and picture books. Lisa has a strong track record in publishing strategy, brand management, digital publishing and licensing.
Her publishing portfolio in the children's industry includes: The Hunger Games, Horrible Histories, Horrible Science, Tom Gates series, His Dark Materials, Klutz, Captain Underpants, Disney, Beano and Julia Donaldson picture books.
Lisa is currently directing the publishing at Templar Publishing, part of the newly formed Bonnier Books UK, overseeing the prestigious list as it enters its 40th year. Templar Books and its younger imprint Big Picture Press, comprises award-winning picture books, fiction, non-fiction, gift, novelty and pre-school books. Templar proudly publishes MAPS by the Mizielinskis, the Welcome to the Museum series as well as Jonny Duddle's picture books.
Please let organiser Sam Collett know if you can make it and send her a short 50 word bio about yourself if you're happy to share with the group for networking.