Case Study

Bloomsbury Publishing

Editorial Management


Editor, Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook and Children’s Writers’ & Artists’ Yearbook (2011–present)

Tasks include: recruiting and managing a team of four editors who update and edit 5,000+ entries and 150+ articles annually in the Writers & Artists Librios databases for print, ebook and online publication of these bestselling guides to getting published; commissioning each new edition; overseeing all stages up to publication; representing the W&A brand, including speaking at literary festivals and publishing conferences; building-up an extensive network of authors, agents and publishers; advising on the content and functional development of

When we were looking for a new Editor for the Writers’ & Artists' Yearbooks, Alysoun was the perfect choice. She combines editorial commissioning expertise with a broad knowledge of digital publishing. That meant she could advise and support the new areas where we were developing the W&A brand: events, editorial services and a community website.


Eela Devani, former Digital Development Director, Bloomsbury,
now Strategy & Digital Director, CLA

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