Who We Are

‘Brilliant and brave. A new publishing house with huge experience at its heart’

- Matthew Bates, WHSmith Travel

‘A truly thrilling new venture’

- Joanna Trollope

Muswell Press is a proudly independent publisher of great books, both fiction and non-fiction. Sarah and Kate Beal bought Muswell Press in 2016. With over 50 years publishing experience between them, at Bloomsbury, Faber, Walker Books, HarperCollins amongst others, they bring a wealth of knowledge and enthusiasm to the list.

We are committed to editorial excellence, high-quality production and marketing our books with flair. Our first full list will be published in 2018.

Advisory Board

Will Atkinson - MD and Publisher Atlantic Books

Emma Beal - Educational Consultant, former journalist Evening Standard

Liz Calder - Editorial Director of Full Circle Editions and co-founder of Bloomsbury Publishing

Oliver Gadsby - CEO Rowman and Littlefield International

Rosamund de la Hey - Chair of the BA and MD of The Mainstreet Trading Company

Helen Kogan - Managing Director, Kogan Page

Bridget Latimer-Jones - Publishing Operations Consultant

Ken Livingstone - Political Consultant, former Mayor of London

Helen Lewis - Creative Director, Pavilion Books

Anna Pallai - Literary Agent and Publicist at AMP

Jenny Parrott - Editorial Consultant, and Publishing Director of Point Blank, the literary crime imprint of Oneworld

David Reynolds - Writer, teacher and co-founder Bloomsbury Publishing

Kathy Rooney - Consultant, business and start-up mentor, Non-Executive Director and formerly Managing Director of Bloomsbury Information