Oberon Books are thrilled to announce that Chris Campbell, Literary Manager of the Royal Court, will be joining us as Senior Editor in January 2019.
Campbell has managed the Royal Court’s literary department for eight and a half years, and was previously Deputy Literary Manager of the National Theatre for six years.
Chris replaces George Spender, who joins the team at Edinburgh International Festival, after eight years of successfully expanding Oberon’s new writing list.
Chris Campbell commented: “I’m looking forward more than I can say to this new act. I’ve had a wonderful time at the Royal Court and at the National before that and I’m ready and eager to put that experience of and commitment to writers into a new context.”
James Hogan, Founder Publisher, commented: “Experimenting with new forms of theatre and continuing momentum in the international book trade are Oberon’s strengths. I’m sure Chris will relish his new role.”