Press release: Orbit UK has recruited commissioning editor Jenni Hill

Orbit, the Science Fiction and Fantasy imprint of Little, Brown Book Group, is delighted to announce that Jenni Hill will be joining the Orbit UK team as Commissioning Editor on 31 October 2011, reporting to Editorial Director Anne Clarke. Hill joins Orbit from Solaris Books, where she has worked with a variety of science fiction, fantasy and horror authors such as James Lovegrove, Gail Z. Martin and Emily Gee.

Anne Clarke says: “We are delighted to have found such an enthusiastic, energetic and deeply knowledgeable editor to join our team. I think Jenni will bring a lot to the role and we’re all looking forward to welcoming her aboard at the end of this month.”

Jenni Hill says: “My time at Solaris has been a fantastic experience, and though I’m sad to say goodbye to them, I couldn’t resist the opportunity offered by the Orbit editorial team. They already have a brilliant list of authors and I’m looking forward to finding some new talent, too. I can’t wait to get started!”