Amish Mulmi

Amish Mulmi - Editor

Delhi, India

Publishing professional with over 5 years of experience commissioning and editing books; ex-journalist favoured to long-form writing.

Request a quote
Verified identity


I am a professional editor with 5+ years of experience in the publishing industry, and 10+ years of experience as an editor. I am particularly fond of crime fiction, and love my nonfiction as well.
Biographies & Memoirs
Political Science & Current Affairs
Historical Fiction
Literary Fiction
Mystery & Crime
Short Story
Thriller & Suspense

Work experience

Digital Editor

Juggernaut Books
November, 2015 – Present (over 4 years)

• Founder-Editor, Juggernaut blog []: commissioning and writing articles to create and develop the blog as a key online literary space for authors and books
• Coordinator, Partner Publishing Programme: managing and developing Juggernaut partner publishing programme to make the platform a key space for digital publishing; tailoring the content to suit app readers; providing editorial inputs to publishers; overseeing sales and marketing for the partner programme.
• Facilitator and Content Marketer: developing content to promote and push Juggernaut original frontlist and backlist titles on the digital platform, including social media coordination, external media outreach, and social media handles.
• Providing editorial inputs towards app UI/UX

Commissioning Editor

Hachette Books Publishing India Pvt Ltd
May, 2011 – October, 2015 (over 4 years)

I commission fiction as well as nonfiction titles, with special interest in politics, current affairs, and narrative writing, for the Indian arm of the world's second-largest trade books publisher. I am also responsible for market development and product management, with special focus on developing the local list digitally and in the existing traditional books market. I am responsible for selecting titles that will be marketed as leads and super-leads by our sales department, and also deal with online retail in new digital marketplaces. I deal with multiple authors and literary agents on a daily basis, and also assist the Publicity department in their social media strategy.
Some of the books I have published are:
How Modi Won It: Notes from the 2014 Elections, by Harish Khare, senior journalist and ex-media advisor to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Tibet: An Unfinished Story, by Lezlee Brown and Stefan Halper
The Land I Dream Of: The Story of Kashmir's Women, by Manisha Sobhrajani
The Himalayan Face-off: Chinese Assertion and the Indian Riposte, by Shishir Gupta
Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, by Gaiutra Bahadur [shortlisted for the Orwell Prize 2013]

The Amazing Racist, by Chhimi Tenduf-La
The Sad Demise of Manpreet Singh, by Patrick Bryson
Gods, Kings & Slaves: The Siege of Madurai, by R. Venketesh
Fraudster: A Corporate Thriller, by RV Raman

Features Editor

The Kathmandu Post
May, 2009 – April, 2011 (almost 2 years)

Editor of weekend magazine On Saturday; responsible for coordinating, commissioning, and editing articles.
Features writer for the Post: covering environment, socio-economic issues, and arts and literature
Metro Pages Editor: responsible for coverage of Kathmandu and events inside the City.
News coordinator and liaison for Asia News Network, a media network of over eleven newspapers across Asia.

Explore the Reedsy Community

Reedsy is a community of top publishing professionals. Join Reedsy today to browse 1000+ profiles.

Joshua Ellison

Experienced editor and publisher of diverse literature, ready to help refine, develop, and perfect your project.

Providence, RI, USA

Aja Pollock

Making sure your prose sings, your facts and story are straight, and your unique voice shines through.

Austin, United States

To view 1,000+ more profiles, Join Reedsy