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Head of Marketing
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.
PEONY LITERARY AGENCY
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.
TENDER LEAVES TRANSLATION
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.
Head of English Department
PENGUIN RANDOM HOUSE NORTH ASIA
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.
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.
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
Moderating Penguin Random House events at the Bookworm, Beijing
Newcastle University, UK
BA; Media, Communications and Cultural Studies
First Class Honors.