Johanna Clarke

Johanna Clarke

Johanna joined the SoA in October 2021. She advises members on publishing contracts and issues, and works closely on the SoA’s outreach programme. Johanna is the coordinator for the SoA’s Poetry and Spoken Word Group.

Sophia Jackson

Sophia Jackson

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.

Francesca Howell

Francesca Howell

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.

Katharine King

Katharine King

Katharine joined the SoA in 2019. She is responsible for all financial reporting of the organisation and she manages the finances of 20 funds. She is also responsible for overseeing the annual audits, tax, payroll, compliance and dealing with all financial requests.

Anna Ganley

Anna Ganley

Anna joined the SoA in 2005. She leads on the SoA’s HR, feeds into organisational strategy, governance, works with the SoA’s Management Committee and Council. She is the coordinator for the Society of Authors in Scotland and the SoA’s Carers’ Network.