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Head of Marketing

MESSAGE HEARD

https://messageheard.com/

As the Head of Marketing at Message Heard, I combine all of my experience of working in trade publishing and magazines to bring a unique perspective to the tech field. I am in  charge of the overall company's marketing strategy and all of it's marketing activity from branded podcasts to original shows, where I combine my creativity with a business mindset and know-how.

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Literary Agent

PEONY LITERARY AGENCY

www.peonyliteraryagency.com

I specialized in fiction and non-fiction, as well as excellent children's books, that explored themes of identity and displacement, and cross over to the important issues of the world today.

Managing Editor/Agent

TENDER LEAVES TRANSLATION

http://tenderleavestranslation.com

Shortlisted for the London Book Fair International Excellence Awards 2021 in the Literary Translation Initiative Award category.

I managed editorial projects from multiple languages, including English, Chinese, Spanish and Tamil, as well as worked on fiction and non-fiction with authors.

Editor

Head of English Department

PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE NORTH ASIA

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I led and managed the English-language department at PRH North Asia, where I published books by some of the region's most celebrated writers from Mo Yan to Sheng Keyi. I led the list commercially, as well as editorially, and also curated all marketing campaigns for our books.

CITY WEEKEND

TIMEOUT

BBC TV 1

BBC RADIO 3

Before publishing, I also worked with a variety of publications as a journalist, writer and editor. I also worked on TV and Radio production, and  led campaigns for regional lifestyle media in China and the UK.

COSMOPOLITAN (UK)

Levitating Books

Just a few work events...

Read & Sip Event at Douyun Books in Shanghai (Penguin Random House)

Leading literary editorial workshops with Singapore Book Council and Tender Leaves Translations

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Moderating Penguin Random House events at the Bookworm, Beijing

Education

Newcastle University, UK

BA; Media, Communications and Cultural Studies

First Class Honors.