Editor and Copywriter
Hannah Boursnell is an editor and copywriter, based in Sheffield. She has an MA in Publishing Studies from City, University of London, and worked in trade publishing for fifteen years before going freelance in 2020. For ten years, she acquired non-fiction for Little, Brown Book Group, publishing across a range of genres including memoir, lifestyle and cookery, humour and current affairs.
Hannah now works directly with writers, and with publishing clients, offering editorial services and publishing consultations. She is an associate of The Writers Workshop in Sheffield, where she delivers online and in-person sessions on non-fiction writing and on the business of publishing.
Instagram and Twitter: @hannahboursnell
Report - Bright Young Things
Takeaways: You need to be where your audience is. If you're making kids' content, that means TikTok and YouTube. Brands should be wary of jumping on TikTok trends. They need to earn the 'right to play' in an online space. If you want to make brilliant content for young people,…
Report - Bringing Books to the Metaverse (or is it the other way around?)
Takeaways: Children's publishing is buoyant, with sales up year on year. But more than 400k children do not own a book of their own (National Literacy Trust). Immersive, multi-platform storytelling is already here. Digital can be a bridge to reading for those with limited literacy. There is an appetite within…