The Granta Books Team


Laura Barber

Editorial Director

Laura joined the Granta Books editorial team in autumn 2011, having previously worked with Granta’s sister imprint, Portobello Books, since its launch in 2005.  Her publishing career began with summer internships and editing her college newspaper, before landing her first proper job at Penguin, where she eventually ended up running the Penguin Classics list.  At Granta, her interests range from literary fiction to memoir, reportage, travel, narrative history and nature writing, and her authors include Patrick Barkham, Caspar Henderson, Andrew Hussey, Cynan Jones, Etgar Keret, Ben Lerner, Valeria Luiselli, Philip Marsden, Victoria Moore, Jenny Offill, Amy Sackville, and Peter Stamm.

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