Ctrl Alt Delete: Bossin' it with Ailah Ahmed
Ailah is a commissioning editor at Little, Brown Book Group, working across two imprints: Little, Brown/Abacus and Virago Press. Ailah has published writers such as Ruth Ozeki and CN Lester who has written an agenda-setting non-fiction title called Trans Like Me. She is now working with Chigozie Obioma for the first time (his debut, The Fisherman, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize), as well as June Eric-Udorie, on an anthology of essays about intersectional feminism, and with Amy Raphael on a book about feminism and the music industry, called The Bitch That Caused All This Conversation. So basically, everyone who's anyone in the literature world.
She's held editorial positions at Simon & Schuster, Canongate Books and Tindal Street Press. Want to hear what she's got to say? Head over to The Hoxton, Shoreditch and she'll tell you over a glass of wine.