Gill Coleridge has worked in publishing since 1968, when she joined Purnell Partworks as a junior editorial assistant. She moved then to Sidgwick & Jackson, where she became Sales & Publicity Director, before moving on to help Martyn Goff run the infamous Bedford Square Bookbang, from May to August 1971. Following a two year spell as Publicity Director at Chatto & Windus, she joined Anthony Sheil Associates in 1973, until 1987 when she joined Deborah Rogers and they started Rogers Coleridge & White. In the following year she became President of the Association of Author’s Agents. For ten years she was an advisor on the British Library Publishing Board, then for nine years was a member of the Royal Literary Fund. She was Chair of RCW from May 2014 until March 2019. Following the death of Deborah Rogers in 2014, she set up the Deborah Rogers Foundation which supports emerging talent in the literary world by means of a biennial Writers Award and a Bursary.
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