The Granta Books Team


Laura Barber

Deputy Publishing Director

Laura joined the Granta Books editorial team in autumn 2011, having previously worked with Granta’s sister imprint, Portobello Books.  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. Her interests range from literary fiction to memoir, reportage, travel, narrative history and nature writing, and literature in translation. Her authors include Patrick Barkham, Caroline Crampton, John Connell, Jenny Erpenbeck, Caspar Henderson, Cynan Jones, Kapka Kassabova, Hiromi Kawakami, Etgar Keret, Ben Lerner, Philip Marsden, Jenny Offill, Amy Sackville, Peter Stamm, and Callan Wink.

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