Emily Dewhurst

Emily Dewhurst - Editor

Dundee, United Kingdom

I am an experienced editor with a special interest in cookery and food and drink titles.

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Overview

I've worked across all aspects of publishing during my career - editorial, commissioning, marketing and even a touch of page layout and design - and am now publisher at Kitchen Press. I work with restaurants, markets, bloggers and authors and offer freelance services as an editor at any stage of a book's development. If you are a prospective author, I can help you with everything from the initial assessment through to finalising the book for print.
Languages
English (UK)
Non-Fiction
Cooking & Food Wine & Spirits
Travel
Fiction
Literary Fiction

Work experience

Publisher

Kitchen Press
February, 2010 – Present (almost 11 years)

Founder of Scottish independent cookery publisher Kitchen Press. Commission and work on titles with restaurants, markets and authors, commission illustration and photography, liaise with designers, freelancers and printers.

Judge

Dundee International Book Prize
January, 2010 – June, 2017 (over 7 years)

Longlist judge for Dundee International Book Prize, assessing the final 10 titles submitted to decide the final shortlist of 3.

Production editor

Leckie & Leckie
January, 1999 – July, 2001 (over 2 years)

Page layout and production on Scottish educational titles and past papers.

Submissions editor

Canongate Books
April, 1995 – July, 1998 (about 3 years)

Assessed incoming unsolicited manuscripts and agent proposals. Editor on fiction and non-fiction titles by authors including Michel Faber, Will Lawson, Guy Kennaway and Bartle Bull.

Portfolio (11 selected works)

Seasonal Soups

Fraser Reid

At last, a soup for every week of the year! 52 vegan-friendly recipes, with tips to add dairy or meat according to your preferences: this irresistible collection features everything from winter warmers like Alternative Scotch Broth or Leek, Potato & Roasted Garlic to dinner party dazzlers like Plum Tomato, Orzo and Oregano or Asian Noodle. Written by soup-obsessed greengrocer Fraser Reid and r... read more

At last, a soup for every week of the year! 52 vegan-friendly recipes, with tips to add dairy or meat according to your preferences: this irresistible collection features everything from winter warmers like Alternative Scotch Broth or Leek, Potato & Roasted Garlic to dinner party dazzlers like Plum Tomato, Orzo and Oregano or Asian Noodle. Written by soup-obsessed greengrocer Fraser Reid and r... read more

Spirit and Spice

Ghillie Basan

Join award-winning food writer Ghillie Basan as she delves into the Scottish larder, using her knowledge of spice cookery to shine a new light on local ingredients. In Spirit & Spice, Ghillie shares her expertise in pickling, preserving, smoking, foraging and outdoor cooking, and opens up whole new worlds of flavour with her approach to food and whisky pairings. And she can always be guarantee... read more

Join award-winning food writer Ghillie Basan as she delves into the Scottish larder, using her knowledge of spice cookery to shine a new light on local ingredients. In Spirit & Spice, Ghillie shares her expertise in pickling, preserving, smoking, foraging and outdoor cooking, and opens up whole new worlds of flavour with her approach to food and whisky pairings. And she can always be guarantee... read more

The Brick Lane Cookbook

Dina Begum (author)

The Brick Lane Cookbook [hardcover] Begum, Dina,Want Some Studio,Watson, Peter,Traders of Brick Lane [Mar 22, 2018] …

The Brick Lane Cookbook [hardcover] Begum, Dina,Want Some Studio,Watson, Peter,Traders of Brick Lane [Mar 22, 2018] …

The Greenwich Market Cookbook

Kath van Uytrecht (illustrator) Colin Hampden-White (photographer (expression))

Located in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage site, a footstep away from the Cutty Sark, is London's favourite covered market. In 300 years Greenwich Market has gone full circle: from food market to contemporary street food mecca.The Greenwich Market Cookbook brings together recipes from more than 30 traders who cook food from all across the globe: whether it be ramen burgers or ravioli, ban... read more

Located in the heart of a UNESCO World Heritage site, a footstep away from the Cutty Sark, is London's favourite covered market. In 300 years Greenwich Market has gone full circle: from food market to contemporary street food mecca.The Greenwich Market Cookbook brings together recipes from more than 30 traders who cook food from all across the globe: whether it be ramen burgers or ravioli, ban... read more

Around the Sacred Sea: Mongolia and Lake Baikal on Horseback

Bartle B. Bull

Around the Sacred Sea is the fascinating account of a remarkable journey made around Russia's Lake Baikal -- on horseback. This lake is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world and is a natural phenomenon of dizzying proportion. This beautifully written narrative is complemented by photographs of outstanding quality, making Around the Sacred Sea both a riveting read and a visual feast.

Around the Sacred Sea is the fascinating account of a remarkable journey made around Russia's Lake Baikal -- on horseback. This lake is the largest and deepest freshwater lake in the world and is a natural phenomenon of dizzying proportion. This beautifully written narrative is complemented by photographs of outstanding quality, making Around the Sacred Sea both a riveting read and a visual feast.

One People

Guy Kennaway

Evoking the culture and people of Jamaica, this amusing, lively tale of life in the small village of Angel Beach pays homage to the interconnectedness of all people in a small town. Reprint.

Evoking the culture and people of Jamaica, this amusing, lively tale of life in the small village of Angel Beach pays homage to the interconnectedness of all people in a small town. Reprint.

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