Delegate Profile

Lisa Edwards

Job TitlePublishing Director

Company NameTemplar Publishing


Lisa Edwards is a highly experienced publishing director, having worked across both children’s and adult imprints for over 20 years.

As a Publishing & Commercial Director at Scholastic Children’s Books her portfolio included The Hunger Games, Horrible Histories, Horrible Science, Tom Gates, His Dark Materials, and Julia Donaldson picture books.

Lisa is now Publishing Director at Templar Publishing, an imprint of Kings Road Publishing, part of the Bonnier Publishing Group. She leads a team of editors and designers who create over 100 illustrated titles per year across picture books, fiction, non fiction, gift, novelty and pre-school. The list includes the Big Picture Press imprint – a boutique non-fiction list best-known for the Mizielinskis' MAPS and Katie Scott's Animalium. 


Conference Sessions

  • Do Books Travel: Is There a European Aesthetic?

    Tuesday13:00 - 14:0014 Mar 2017

    Club Room, National Hall Gallery

    This joint seminar with IBBY UK, the British Council and IBBY Poland, this year's Market Focus, will consider the role of pictures in books in translation. In s...

    • Language: English

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