Directory: Lisa Edwards – Publisher and Blogger

Lisa Edwards – Publisher and Blogger

Lisa has nearly twenty years' experience in publishing, most of which was in children's publishing and licensing.  She is now Head of Children's Publishing at Kings Road Publishing. Bonnier. Prior to Bonnier she worked for twelve years at Scholastic Children's Books, where as Publishing & Commercial Director, she oversaw the publishing of the Hunger Games trilogy, the Horrible Histories series, the Tom Gates Series, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler picture books and The Golden Compass. From 2013-15 she moved into publishing for adults and was the Publisher at Carlton Books, managing the editorial team who create a list of sport, music, history and reference titles, including the FIFA World Cup and Tour De France publishing programmes, and a number of Imperial War Museum collaborations for the centenary of the First World War.

Lisa is also a Huffington Post and Word Press blogger, her blog BecauseICan is about flying solo in your forties.

She can be contacted via twitter at @redwoods1 or via e-mail at

Lisa has also written for Byte the Book:

Thoughts on Sharjah Book Fair 2014 by Lisa Edwards