12th November 2019

Morrison joins Echo as associate publisher

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Morrison joins Echo as associate publisher

Echo Publishing has appointed Tegan Morrison as associate publisher.

Morrison has 20 years’ experience in the industry across adult fiction, non-fiction, children’s and YA publishing, including roles at HarperCollins Australia, Penguin Books Australia and Hachette Australia. She has worked with authors including Shaun Tan, Melina Marchetta, Paul Ham, Cathy Freeman, Ursula Dubosarsky and Morris Gleitzman.

“I’m thrilled to bits that Tegan is joining us. She is an exceptional person, and with 20 years’ experience at some of Australia’s biggest houses she will bring a whole new dimension to Echo.”

Benny Agius, General Manager of Echo Publishing

Most recently, Morrison was a publishing consultant at independent publisher Brio Books, and prior to that was associate publisher for ABC children’s books at HarperCollins Australia.

Kate Parkin, Managing Director of Adult Trade Publishing, Bonnier Books UK, said: “I’m delighted that Tegan is joining us as associate publisher. With her breadth of experience and knowledge, she is the perfect candidate to take Echo from strength to strength.”

Benny Agius, General Manager at Echo Publishing, said: “I’m thrilled to bits that Tegan is joining us. She is an exceptional person, and with 20 years’ experience at some of Australia’s biggest houses she will bring a whole new dimension to Echo. I am so looking forward to working with her.”

“I look forward to working with Echo’s brilliant existing authors and publishing more strong commercial titles with global appeal.”

Tegan Morrison

Morrison said: “I’m delighted to be joining the wonderful team at Echo. It’s an exciting time for the list and I look forward to working with Echo’s brilliant existing authors and publishing more strong commercial titles with global appeal.”

Morrison replaces Angela Meyer who, after five years, left the imprint in October to pursue her writing career.

Morrison will commence her new role in January 2020 and will be based at Echo’s new office in Chatswood, Sydney.