Head of Author Communities
Francesca leads on our community development and outreach programmes, which aim to engage and empower authors, poets, screenwriters, translators and illustrators, at all stages of their careers, throughout the UK.
Head of Events
Scriptwriters Group coordinator
Sophia curates and delivers the SoA events programme. She supports our team of community coordinators and is a coordinator herself, for the Scriptwriters Group. She is also co-chair of the SoA’s Staff Inclusivity Network.
In 2021 Sophia was named a Rising Star by The Bookseller.
Head of Communications
Martin leads our public and member-facing activities. He oversees the SoA’s strategic communications and campaign-based activities, including publications, website, PR and social media.
Events and Outreach Assistant
ADCI Network coordinator
Lilly joined the SoA in May 2021. She works within the Events and Local Groups departments and is the Group Coordinator of the Authors with Disabilities and Chronic Illnesses Network.
Communications and Campaigns Officer
Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group coordinator
Teddy works on SoA communications and outreach and alongside the Policy department on the SoA’s campaigns work. He is also co-coordinator of the Children’s Writers and Illustrators Group.
Communications and Content Manager
Managing Editor of The Author
Georgia joined the team in 2021 and manages our online and offline communications channels, including SoA journal The Author, our website and social media.