Meet the 404 team!
CO-FOUNDER & PUBLISHER
Laura is a freelancer working primarily in book production and promotion. She is on the Board of crime writing festival Bloody Scotland, and was formerly Editorial and Marketing Assistant at Saraband, Membership Secretary for SYP Scotland, and co-ran the Saltire Society's virtual book festival #ScotLitFest.
CO-FOUNDER & PUBLISHER
Heather is an award-winning freelancer, including London Book Fair's Trailblazers Award, working primarily in marketing, editorial, digital and writing. She is Books Editor at The Skinny, former Co-Chair of the Society of Young Publishers Scotland, and co-ran the Saltire Society's virtual book festival #ScotLitFest
Mika is the current Co-Chair of SYP Scotland and Community Outreach Volunteer at Shelter Scotland. She is the former President of PublishED society, recently graduating from the University of Edinburgh in Celtic & Scottish Literature, and starts a postgraduate LLB in Common Law in September at the University of Glasgow. @annamiekemarie
Imogen is a spoken word artist and theatre maker. Her 5★ show #Hypocrisy debuted at the Edinburgh Fringe 2018 before transferring to London and is currently in preparation for a UK and international tour. She works as a freelance proofreader and editor, translates French film scripts, and is Assistant Editor of Vegan Connections magazine.
TRUSTED OFFICE DOG
Luna Shenanigans McDanger is 404 Ink's official office dog. She likes long walks on the beach, rolling in mud puddles and tennis balls. She's particularly partial to snow. She has been known to fall asleep on envelopes but does not chew books. She is mostly found sleeping, squeaking toys in the background of important calls, and sitting on guests.
The 404 Ink Board
Dhara Snowden is an experienced publishing professional and is currently the Senior Commissioning Editor for Politics, International Relations, Security Studies and Partnerships at Rowman & Littlefield International in London. Before that, she worked at Edinburgh University Press, Bloomsbury Publishing and Penguin Books.
Peggy Hughes is Programme Director of the National Centre for Writing in Norwich, a unique campus for the development and celebration of literature and translation, housed in a spectacular medieval trading hall. She is also Chair of Literature Alliance Scotland, the collective voice of Scotland's literature and languages.
Stuart Cosgrove is a writer and broadcaster, having spent many years with Channel 4, and was named Broadcaster of the Year in the Glenfiddich Spirit of Scotland Awards. In 2012, he won numerous awards including a BAFTA and Royal Television Society award. Stuart presents BBC Scotland's popular radio show 'Off the Ball' and is a regular guest commentator on BBC Scotland's Media Show.
WHO DO I CONTACT?
We share an email, so if you get in touch, the correct person will pick it up.
Sales, print, production: FAO Laura.
Marketing, publicity, events: FAO Heather.
Email: hello at 404ink dot com
Or contact us via our contact form.