Press contacts

Journalists and others requiring further information about the SoA should see below for details of our Communications team.

If your enquiry is not related to press or public relations, please visit our Contact us page to find the details you need.


Martin Reed – Head of Communications & Member Outreach

Martin leads the Communications team. He oversees the SoA's strategic communications and campaign-based activities, including PR, social media, events and partnerships.



Carlotta Eden - Digital Communications Manager

Carlotta drives the development of the SoA's digital communications by producing, sourcing and monitoring content for the website, social media channels and newsletters.



Tim Gallagher - Public Affairs Manager

Tim works on all areas of public affairs, policy and campaigns.





Sophia Jackson - Events Manager

Sophia works with the Communications team to create, develop and implement the successful delivery of SoA events. 




Francesca Howell - Development Manager

Francesca looks after our Local Development Programme, which aims to engage and empower authors, poets, screenwriters, translators and illustrators, at all stages of their careers, throughout the UK.