Directory: Abbie Headon – Commissioning Editor and Author

Abbie Headon – Commissioning Editor and Author

Abbie Headon received a BA and an MSt. in Musicology at the University of Oxford, then worked her way from temp to Assistant Commissioning Editor in science publishing at Oxford University Press. After moving to Cologne and Berlin to teach English to businesspeople, she came home and returned to the publishing industry, this time working on general fiction, non-fiction and humour titles for Summersdale. She’s currently Commissioning Editor at Prelude Books, and also works as a freelance editor and writer.

Her books include The Power of Yes (Octopus, June 2018), Poetry First Aid Kit and Literary First Aid Kit as well as gift titles on unicorns, grammar and seizing the day published under various pen-names. Say hello to Abbie on Twitter at @abbieheadon or drop her an email at