HarperCollins imprint Avon appoints commissioning editor

HarperCollins imprint Avon has appointed Lydia Newhouse as commissioning editor.

Newhouse, who has previously worked Penguin and at Transworld, will begin in the role on 4th February.
Editorial director Claire Bord said: "Lydia has a great commerical eye and flair and she'll be a terrific addition to the dynamic Avon team. We¹re thrilled to welcome her on board."

Newhouse said: "I'm delighted to be joining Avon and am very much looking forward to working with the team and its hugely talented authors as well as bringing new writers to the list."