My Life as an Editor - Juliette Mitchell
Misconceptions, mistakes and rewards
Tue 1 November 2011 at 5.00 pm
Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University, Buckley BG10/11
Juliette Mitchell talks about her experiences at Penguin, including the commissioning process, seeing a manuscript through from start to finish and different approaches to editing. She will touches on dealing with authors and agents and launching the book into the world.
Juliette was an Editor at Penguin until recently, and during the course of eleven years worked with many well-known authors — Zadie Smith, Dave Eggers, Alain de Botton, Ali Smith and Iain Sinclair among others.