We love books. We know publishing.

whitefox provide publishing services for publishers, agents, authors and brands. Whether you plan to publish in print, ebook or other digital formats we can handle any aspect of the publishing process. We can assist with everything from strategic direction at the earliest stage through to editorial, design, copywriting, typesetting, ebook formatting, marketing, publicity and distribution.

Our team, both in-house and in our network, are all dedicated, skilled and experienced publishing people. Together, we are behind some of the most successful and innovative publishing projects of the last twenty years.

“Not only do whitefox have an amazing address book full of the best cover designers, editors, proof readers, PRs, digital marketing experts and printers, they have an enthusiasm, energy and eye for detail which made the finished book a thing of beauty and the whole process an absolute joy. I could have published without them, but I really wouldn’t want to.”

Dan Gennoe, author of All Neon Like Love

John Bond

John Bond

CEO

John has 25 years’ experience in the publishing industry, including senior roles at Penguin, HarperCollins and 4th Estate where he worked with authors such as Hilary Mantel, Jonathan Franzen and Nigel Slater.

Annabel Wright

Annabel Wright

Editorial and Digital Development Director

Annabel Wright is an editor of 15 years’ standing. As a Senior Editor at HarperCollins, she worked across non-fiction, fiction and illustrated titles, with prize-winning and bestselling authors including David Starkey, Patrick Bishop and Jeffrey Eugenides.

Silvia Crompton

Silvia Crompton

Editorial

Silvia Crompton has twelve years’ experience as an editor of fiction and non-fiction for publishers including HarperCollins, Penguin Random House and Faber. She has worked across most genres, with authors from Doris Lessing to Nigella Lawson, as well as overseeing the production of ebooks and tie-in apps.

We work with some of the world’s leading publishing houses as well as agents, authors and company brands.

We are a core team of experienced publishing professionals connected with the UK’s largest curated network of publishing experts.

1500
Freelancers in the network
530
Specialisms
200
Different Skills

"When Dylan Moran expressed a desire to self-publish some “jottings” of his
own - I knew that whitefox would be able to guide me through the whole
process. And they did that with efficiency and not inconsiderable
patience - both Dylan and I were absolutely delighted with the results.

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− Caroline Chignell, PBJ Management

"Working with whitefox has been nothing but a pleasure, resulting in a beautiful book of which I can be proud. An outstanding feature was their 'after sales service' and continuing interest since publication. I feel certain that the growing, worldwide, success of my book has much to do with the high quality of the production that went into it."

− Tom Vaughan, author of The Other Side of Loss

"The British Museum has been delighted to work with whitefox. As we evolve our own publishing businesses, we need a whole array of different knowledge and talents. We have found whitefox to be a unique one stop shop of publishing and digital publishing skills."

− Chris Michaels, Head of Digital & Publishing, British Museum

"whitefox helped me self-publish my debut novel, Separation. They helped turn an uninspiring manuscript into an exciting, powerful book with an eye-catching intriguing cover. Their friendly professional advice, guidance and encouragement were greatly appreciated."

− Babette Brown, author of Separation

"Not only do whitefox have an amazing address book full of the best cover designers, editors, proof readers, PRs, digital marketing experts and printers, they have an enthusiasm, energy and eye for detail which made the finished book a thing of beauty and the whole process an absolute joy. I could have published without them, but I really wouldn’t want to."

− Dan Gennoe, author of All Neon Like Love

"whitefox are a pleasure to work with, personable and professional with great focus and consistently high-quality work. They are proving to be an invaluable asset for the 60-Minute Masterclass series from Guardian Books."

− Nick Sidwell, Digital Publishing Manager at Guardian Books

"I was particularly impressed with the video for The Evil Beneath - it was very atmospheric, the visuals and music captured the mood of the book perfectly"

− A.J. Waines, author of The Evil Beneath

"From editing to cover design, I have been very satisfied with the high level of professionalism, expertise, and thoroughness of everyone that whitefox has matched me up with. I found an outstanding editor and an outstanding cover designer, all thanks to the team at whitefox."

− Joel Ohman, author of Meritropolis

"I was recommended whitefox through a friend. As a writer with no experience of the process they have been hugely helpful and encouraging in their advice concerning my first effort at a novel. They respond quickly to any question and I have found them very supportive in what can be a very daunting process."

− Guy Staight, author of Testament

"It's a pleasure to work for whitefox. Whether my edits are for book publishers or self-publishing authors, the projects are always interesting and a good match for my skills."

− Charlotte Cole, freelancer

"whitefox have recently helped launch The Babylon Revelation, a first novel from my client, Wayne Garvie. They were highly responsive, and provided us with just the kind of marketing campaign we were after. We were particularly impressed by their design team. Sales of the novel have gone on to exceed our expectations. I would definitely recommend whitefox to other authors and agents."

− Eugenie Furniss, Managing Director of literary agency Furniss Lawton

"whitefox worked with us over several months to help us develop a blueprint for a publishing strategy and supported us through the recruitment of a new publisher. Their knowledge of trends in the marketplace was invaluable and their input was always insightful and objective."

− Daniel Dodd, Director of Media and External Affairs, National Trust

"It’s a pleasure working alongside the whitefox team. As a boutique agency, it’s important to have partners who understand your strengths and whitefox has consistently offered us interesting, diverse and high-profile projects. "

− Emma Draude, Director, ed public relations