Phoebe Morgan promoted at Avon

News - Publishing Friday, 14 September 2018

Senior commissioning editor role for Morgan after 'hugely impressive work' with Sunday Times bestsellers Katerina Diamond and Amanda Robson; Morgan won LBF Trailblazer award this year and had a novel published last year

HarperCollins' Avon imprint has announced that Phoebe Morgan has been promoted to senior commissioning editor.

According to the statement on her new position she has 'made a name for herself with her keen commissioning eye and her launch of growth authors including M.J. Ford and Claire Allan. Her work with Sunday Times bestselling authors Katerina Diamond and Amanda Robson has been hugely impressive and a testament to her skills, whilst her recent acquisitions include exciting debut author B. P. Walter.

'Phoebe’s new role will also see her take a major focus on driving acquisitions and growth in the US and Canadian businesses for Avon, alongside her commissioning work for the list. Prior to working across commercial fiction, Phoebe worked at Octopus Publishing Group on their non-fiction list.'

Helen Huthwaite, publishing director, said: "I couldn’t be happier to see Phoebe move up into this new role, which is a testament to her prowess as an editor and her skill in commissioning some of the best commercial fiction around. I know that she will relish the opportunities available to her in this new position, particularly in regards to Avon’s international business. I am looking forward to seeing how Phoebe puts her considerable talents to use next!"

Morgan also writes and her debut novel The Doll House was published in 2017. She is also winner of The London Book Fair Trailblazer Award 2018 and has a website at

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