Helen Francis has worked in publishing for nearly twenty years in both publishing houses and literary agencies. Previously, Helen was a fiction project editor at Faber and Faber for eight years, and a commissioning fiction editor at Head of Zeus for two. She also ran the Classics list at Vintage, Penguin Random House, and was a freelance commissioning editor for Arcadia Books. Helen has also worked at literary agencies Abner Stein Associates and MBB Creative, and has worked as an international book scout for many years. Helen has taught creative writing and editing at Bath Spa University and is a Jericho Writers editor.
Helen loves contemporary, women’s fiction, literary, crime, YA fiction, amongst a long list of genres!