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We are Head of Zeus, an independent publishing house dedicated to beautiful books and great storytelling.

Head of Zeus opened for business on 3 January 2012, published our first books in July 2012, won Digital Business of the Year in 2015 and Independent Publisher of the Year in 2017. Our list is a mix of general and literary fiction, genre fiction and non fiction. In 2016, we launched Aria, a digital fiction imprint, and in 2017, we started our children's imprint, Zephyr. You can find our catalogues here:

Spring 2019
Autumn 2018
Spring 2017
Autumn 2016
Spring 2016
Autumn 2015
Spring 2015
Autumn 2014
Spring 2014
Spring 2013
Autumn 2012


We are proud to be the UK and Commonwealth distributors for, one of the world's largest digital crime fiction lists.

And if you want to know why we are called Head of Zeus, enquire here.

HoZ People

We are: Chairman Anthony Cheetham, Publishing Director Laura Palmer, Editorial Director Richard Milbank, Publishing Director Neil Belton, Publisher Rosie de Courcy, Editor-at-large Maggie McKernan, Publisher for Zephyr Fiona Kennedy, Commissioning Editor for Anima Ellen Parnavelas, Editor Madeleine O'Shea, Editor Georgina Blackwell, Assistant Editor Lauren Atherton,, Publisher Nicolas Cheetham, Assistant Editor Sophie Robinson, Editorial Assistant Florence Hare, Financial Director Ian Rutland, Assistant Management Accountant Sabir Huseynbayli, Production Director Clemence Jacquinet, Digital Production Manager Geo Willis, Production Manager Christian Duck, Production Assistant Leah Jespersen, Art Director Jessie Price, Designer Matt Bray, Sales Director Daniel Groenewald, Export Sales Manager Chrissy Ryan, Sales Manager Jennifer Edgecombe, Account Manager (London) Jon Small, Account Manager (UK North) Ian Macbeth, Digital Sales Manager Nikky Ward, Sales Operations Manager Marta Gala, Communications Director Suzanne Sangster, Communications Manager Clare Gordon, Group Rights Director Claire Kennedy and Zephyr Rights Director Alex Webb.

Work experience:

Our internship programme is now full. Watch this space for more information.

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HoZ Contact Details

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5-8 Hardwick Street
1st Floor East
London EC1R 4RG
@Hoz_Books | + 44 207 253 5557
Registered number: 7769235
VAT number: GB122496619

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