Alison Menzies is a publicist with over 20 years experience at the forefront of the publishing industry. She began representing the Elliott & Thompson list in September 2011. An art history graduate, her publishing career began in editorial at Random House, before moving to their publicity department (for Jonathan Cape). This was followed by stints at Macmillan as head of publicity for Picador, and at Little, Brown as director of publicity. Since 2004, she has worked on individual projects and provided support for publishers and PR agencies across the board. Corporate clients have included Pan Macmillan, Palgrave Macmillan, Penguin, Hodder General Books, HarperCollins, FMcM Associates, Oberon Books, Sort Of Books, Chrome Audio and the Laugharne Weekend.