Kwaku Osei-Afrifa – Commissioning Editor at Footnote Press

Kwaku is a commissioning editor at Footnote Press looking to acquire fiction and non-fiction. They started their career as a PA first to Jamie Byng at Canongate, then Nick Landau and Vivian Cheung at Titan, after working as a Waterstones bookseller. Joining the editorial commissioning team at Unbound, they built a fiction list that had four titles on the Guardian‘s 2018 Not the Booker longlist. Since leaving Unbound, a career change saw them working as a chef for two years doing street food and restaurants, before joining Hodder Studio a fortnight before lockdown. They joined Bonnier Books in April 2022.

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