About Us

About Us

The Indigo Press is an independent publisher of contemporary fiction and non-fiction, based in London. Guided by a spirit of internationalism, feminism and social justice, we publish books to make readers see the world afresh, question their behaviour and beliefs, and imagine a better future.

Susie Nicklin

Founder, Publisher & Commissioning Editor

Susie Nicklin began her career at The Bodley Head publishers and co-founded foreign rights specialist The Marsh Agency in 1993. She was Director of English PEN from 2002 – 2005, and inaugurated its translation programme (now PEN Translates). She was Director of Literature at the British Council from 2005 – 2013, creating international literary partnerships and events.  

From 2015 – 2019 she was the owner of award-winning independent bookshop Dulwich Books, and she produced and directed ten literary festivals in that time. She founded The Indigo Press in 2018.

Alexander Spears

Commercial Director

Alex has over 10 years of experience in independent publishing, including marketing, editorial and digital roles at Pluto Press, Constable & Robinson, Elliot & Thompson and Walker Books. He co-founded independent literary press, Dodo Ink, in 2015.

Phoebe Barker

Digital Project Manager

Phoebe is a digital marketing specialist with experience in campaign creation and website development. She has a Creative Writing degree, is qualified with the Chartered Institute of Marketing and previously worked in roles with technology start-ups undergoing venture capital growth.

Honor Scott

Publishing Assistant

Honor is a Liberal Arts graduate with experience in journalism, copywriting and translation.

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