Kimberley Atkins is Women’s Fiction Publisher at Hodder & Stoughton, a division of Hachette UK. She has worked in publishing for the last eleven years in both London and Sydney, where she has held roles in editorial and marketing at Macmillan, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Hachette. At Hodder & Stoughton, Kimberley heads up the women’s fiction publishing team, discovering and publishing both new and established voices. She has worked with a number of internationally bestselling authors including Liane Moriarty, Jojo Moyes, Graeme Simsion, Paige Toon, Louise Candlish, Lesley Pearse and Sylvia Day. In her spare time, she has also self-published a bestselling women’s fiction novel on behalf of her mother, which led to a traditional publishing contract, seventeen international rights deals and five further novels.