Look who has been promoted at Sphere!

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Both Lucy Malagoni and Manpreet Grewal have been promoted, in a move that recognises their brilliant work at Sphere.

Lucy Malagoni is promoted to Editorial Director and will continue to acquire general fiction, with a focus on Book Club fiction, for Sphere. Lucy was chosen as a Rising Star in The Bookseller in 2015 and works on the publications of Robert Galbraith, Val McDermid and CWA Gold Award winner Michael Robotham. Lucy also published the 500,000 copy selling I Let You Go by Clare Mackintosh in 2015 and will be publishing Clare’s next novel, I See You, later this year.

Lucy said, ‘Sphere is a truly exciting place to be and I’m delighted to have the opportunity to step up within such a dynamic team as we continue to publish exceptional books.’

Manpreet Grewal is promoted to Senior Commissioning Editor, publishing commercial women’s fiction and general fiction for the Sphere list. Manpreet was recently awarded Editor of the Year by the Love Stories Awards and has signed a number of exciting authors to the Sphere list, including Queen of the Jungle Vicky Pattison, award-winning Sarra Manning, historical drama from Jenny Ashcroft, contemporary book club fiction from Virginia Macgregor and the debut novel from actress and Sunday Times number 1 bestseller, Carrie Hope Fletcher.

Manpreet said, ‘Sphere has one of the best and strongest lists in the business and I’m honoured to be part of a team that publishes such a wonderful array of authors. It’s a pleasure to work with such creative, focused and dynamic people who are always looking to push boundaries and be innovative and with exciting plans for the future, I’m really looking forward to what lies ahead.’

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