Canongate has promoted non-fiction editorial director Nick Davies to the role of publishing director for non-fiction. Davies joined the Scottish publisher in 2007. He will continue to work alongside publishing director Anya Serota, and is already a director of the Canongate board.
Canongate also accept unsolicited manuscripts for fiction direct from authors who do not have an agent. You can find out more on their web site. Submissions need to be posted and should include a synopsis, sample chapters and a stamped, self-addressed envelope. Send to Submissions, Canongate Books, 14 High Street, Edinburgh EH1 1TE. They do not publish children's books and are not currently accepting submissions of poetry. They do not accept unsolicited submissions via email.
Canongate promotions also include Ailah Ahmed to assistant editor, reporting in to Anya Serota.