Sidgwick & Jackson
|Parent company||Pan Macmillan|
|Country of origin||United Kingdom|
|Distribution||Macmillan Distribution (UK)
Trafalgar Square Publishing (United States)
Sidgwick & Jackson is an imprint of book publishing company Pan Macmillan. Formerly it was an independent publisher; as such it was founded in Britain in 1908. Its notable early authors include poet Rupert Brooke and novelist E.M. Forster. In more recent times it helped launch the careers of Lynda La Plante, Shirley Conran and Judith Krantz.
The Managing Director from 1968 to 1995 was William Armstrong; the company and Armstrong were said to have encouraged individuality and entrepreneurship among staff. Armstrong was also the father of the singer Dido.
Subject interests [ edit ]
- Commercial and popular non-fiction.
- High-profile biography.
- History of popular culture.
- Sidgwick Military list: supported in association with the Imperial War Museum and National Army Museum.
References [ edit ]
- "Pan Macmillan | Independent Publishers Group". Retrieved 2017-12-27.
- Patrick Janson-Smith (2007-01-17). "William Armstrong—Publisher at Sidgwick & Jackson". Obituaries. The Independent. Archived from the original on 2007-12-14. Retrieved 2008-10-08.
- Willes, Margaret (2007-01-12). "A rebel at heart—Margaret Willes remembers William Armstrong". PN Archive. Publishing News. Archived from the original on 2009-06-25. Retrieved 2008-10-08.