Meeting writers on the page since 1996

James Magniac is a professional editor working on manuscript assessment and developmental editing, specialising in literary fiction and upmarket commercial fiction. He has worked in the editorial departments at two of London’s most prestigious and fiercely independent publishers—Oneworld Publications and Granta Books—and has spent the last decade reading, assessing, positioning, and editing works of prize-winning literary fiction. Oneworld was the publisher for back-to-back Man Booker Prizes with Marlon James’s A Brief History of Seven Killings (2015) and Paul Beatty’s The Sellout (2016). In 2016 the press was IPG Trade Publisher of the Year. James is a reader for The Literary Consultancy and a TLC Regional Ambassador.

Chapter and Verse PREMIUM mentor (London in person/ International online)