Matilda Johnson

Golden Egg North Leader, Industry Specialist and Mentor

After four years at David Fickling Books, Tilda moved to Penguin Random House Children’s, before joining the Hot Key Books and Piccadilly Press team as Senior Commissioning Editor.

There, she worked closely with both emerging and established children’s and YA authors, including Mark Lowery, Robin Etherington, Jo Cotterill, T S Easton, Julie Mayhew and Sebastien de Castell. Having relocated to the north of England, Tilda now works as a freelance editor, and her clients include Oxford University Press, Bloomsbury, Speckled Pen and Orion Children’s Books.