About Us


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 and won 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 a children's imprint, Zephyr. You can find our catalogues here:

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

We are proud to be the UK and Commonwealth distributors for MysteriousPress.com, 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, Commissioning Fiction Editor for Apollo Helen Francis, Publisher for Zephyr Fiona Kennedy, Commissioning Editor for Anima Ellen Parnavelas, Editor Madeleine O'Shea, Assistant Editor Lauren Atherton, Assistant Editor Georgina Blackwell, Publisher Nicolas Cheetham, Assistant Editor Sophie Robinson, Financial Director Ian Rutland, Accounts Assistant Sabir Huseynbayli, Production Director Clemence Jacquinet, Digital Production Manager Geo Willis, Production Assistant Christian Duck, Art Director Jessie Price, Designer Matt Bray, Sales Director Daniel Groenewald, Head of International Sales Victoria Reed, Sales Manager Jennifer Edgecombe, Account Manager (London) Chrissy Ryan, Account Manager (UK South) Jon Small, Account Manager (UK North) Ian Macbeth, Digital Sales Manager Nikky Ward, Sales Operations Manager Marta Gala, Communications Director Suzanne Sangster, Communications Manager Blake Brooks, Communications Executive Clare Gordon, and Rights Director Claire Kennedy.

Work experience:

Our 2017 internship programme is now full. If you are interested in applying for an internship in 2018 please send a CV and covering letter to madeleine@headofzeus.com

For all publicity enquiries:

For review copies or interviews with our authors please contact publicity@headofzeus.com

For all rights enquiries:

Please contact out Rights Director Claire Kennedy on claire@headofzeus.com

For all sales enquiries:

London and Greater London - chrissy@headofzeus.com 
UK North and Scotland - ianmacbeth@headofzeus.com
UK Midlands and South - jon@headofzeus.com
UK East Anglia and South East plus Special Sales Accounts - jennifer@headofzeus.com
For all other sales enquiries, please contact sales@headofzeus.com

For all international sales enquiries, please contact victoria@headofzeus.com

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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