• Meet the team

    • Carole Tonkinson


      I commission non-fiction books aiming to help the world become more compassionate, informed, tolerant and delicious. Authors on the list include Jack Monroe, Russell Brand, Joe Wicks, Shahroo Izadi, Laura Thomas and many more.

    • Martha Burley

      Managing Editor

      I edit and project-manage a wide range of titles on the Bluebird list, primarily working closely with authors and managing the creative teams on our cookbooks. My specialist area is cookery but I also work across our diet, food and drink reference and international co-edition titles.

    • Hockley Raven Spare

      Commissioning Editor

      I edit and project manage books across our list from self-help and memoir, to health and spirituality. I work closely with authors, agents and our colleagues in house at every stage of a book’s life from initial proposal, through delivery, copy-editing and sending out finished copies

    • Jodie Mullish

      Communications Director

      I oversee the imprint's marketing and publicity activity. I joined Pan Macmillan in 2012, and previously worked in the fiction marketing team before moving across to head up Bluebird's Communications team in 2016.

    • Jess Duffy

      Publicity Manager

      It is my job to make sure that Bluebird’s books are featured across print, broadcast and online platforms. I also bring our titles to life through bespoke events, festival appearances and influencer outreach campaigns.

    • Publicity Executive

      I work to gain coverage for our titles across the media while building and maintaining relationships with the press. I also plan tours, working closely with our regional colleagues to festival appearances and special, bespoke events for our authors as part of my campaigns.

    • Sian Gardiner

      Senior Marketing Executive

      As Bluebird's marketer, I plan and deliver creative campaigns for our titles with the aim of bringing them to the attention of as many readers as possible. These campaigns run across all media platforms, everywhere from social media to outdoor advertising. I also run Bluebird's social media channels, showcasing our books and building the Bluebird community.

    • Zainab Dawood

      Editorial Assistant

      I work closely with Bluebird’s Editors, providing editorial and administrative support across all titles and genres on our list, from self-help and spirituality to cookery. I often liaise with the Communications team and assist with the smooth-running of Bluebird’s publishing process.