Amanda Ridout is delighted to announce that Sarah Ritherdon will be joining the Boldwood team in May 2019 as Publishing Director.
Sarah is currently Publishing Director for the Aria imprint at Head of Zeus where she has launched the careers of many bestselling authors, including Zoe Folbigg; Lindsey Hutchinson; Lucy Coleman and Janet Hoggarth. Previously Sarah was Publishing Director at HarperCollins where she was responsible for the early success of Kimberley Chambers and was the publisher of Josephine Cox and Barbara Erskine amongst many others.
Amanda Ridout, Founder and CEO of Boldwood Books says: ‘It is thrilling to be able to welcome Sarah to the team at this early stage in the company’s development. With her alongside Caroline and Nia we have a formidable line-up of experience and energy in commercial fiction with which to build a highly successful business.’
Sarah Ritherdon says: ‘I couldn’t resist the opportunity to work with the team of Amanda, Caroline and Nia again, particularly as part of an energetic new venture that is determined to be a true partner with authors. We will guarantee an exceptional service to all our authors, a tried and trusted commercial eye for talent, and a nurturing environment for new and experienced writers alike. I can’t wait to get started.’
Sarah will join the company on May 8th.