Phoebe Morgan

Phoebe is the Crime and Thriller Publisher at Hodder and Stoughton, and previously worked as Editorial Director at HarperCollins. She specialises in commercial crime and thriller novels and has worked with a range of Sunday Times, New York Times and Kindle bestselling authors, including Abigail Dean (Girl A), Catherine Cooper (The Chalet and The Chateau), Cara Hunter and Stacey Abrams (While Justice Sleeps). 

Phoebe is really excited to discover new voices and to support emerging Asian women writers – she would love to see wider representation in the commercial crime and thriller market and can’t wait to start reading fresh stories. She is also a thriller author herself and has had four published novels, with a fifth on the way. Phoebe blogs about publishing and writing at

In 2021 she won The Bookseller Shooting Star Award and in 2018 she was awarded a Trailblazer Award in conjunction with the London Book Fair for services to the publishing industry. In 2022, she was shortlisted for Editor of the Year at the British Book Awards. She is available for mentoring, submission review or one-off consultations. You can find her on Twitter @Phoebe_A_Morgan.