Candida Lacey

Candida Lacey

Candida Lacey, BA (Hons), MA, DPhil, is Publishing Director of Myriad Editions. After completing her doctorate in English and American Literature at the University of Sussex, she spent ten years working as a commissioning editor for Pandora Press, HarperCollins and Jonathan Cape.

She joined Myriad to work on the acclaimed ‘state of the world’ infographic atlases before, in 2004, launching the company’s trade publishing list and establishing its mission to uncover and showcase emerging authors.

Now an imprint of New internationalist Publications, Myriad publishes award-winning literary fiction, feminist nonfiction, and graphic novels, and organises two regular competitions designed to uncover new talent: First Drafts and the First Graphic Novel Competition.

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