About

Pushkin Press was founded in 1997, and publishes novels, essays, memoirs, children’s books—everything from timeless classics to the urgent and contemporary.

Our books represent exciting, high-quality writing from around the world: we publish some of the twentieth century’s most widely acclaimed, brilliant authors such as Stefan Zweig, Marcel Aymé, Antal Szerb, Paul Morand and Yasushi Inoue, as well as compelling and award-winning contemporary writers, including Andrés Neuman, Edith Pearlman and Ryu Murakami.

Pushkin Press publishes the world’s best stories, to be read and read again.

Adam Freudenheim Publisher & Managing Director

Adam has worked in publishing since 1998 and was Publisher of Penguin Classics, Modern Classics and Reference from 2004 to 2012. He is perhaps best known for helping to rediscover the work of the German writer Hans Fallada, with the first English-language publication of Alone in Berlin. Born in Baltimore, Adam lived near Düsseldorf and in Berlin for nearly three years and came to the UK in 1997. Adam brings his passion for international literature and exquisitely designed books to Pushkin.

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Stephanie Seegmuller Associate Publisher & COO

A French native, Stephanie started her career in management consultancy and finance. She left her City job to start all over again at Penguin in 2008, where she worked on strategic and digital projects. Stephanie has always been a passionate reader, particularly of world literature, and Pushkin Press is the ideal place to be.

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Gesche Ipsen Editor

Raised in Italy, Germany and the UK, Gesche was Editorial Assistant at Penguin (Viking) before joining Pushkin Press as Editor in 2012. She holds a BA in English and a PhD in Comparative Literature from UCL, and has been in love with all things literary ever since her mother read her bedtime stories.

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Daniel Seton Editor

Born in London, Daniel Seton studied French and Philosophy at The University of Bristol, and worked in Paris and Brussels, before starting out in publishing in 2008, and moving to Pushkin Press in 2010. He thinks it’s slightly too good to be true that he gets paid to read books.

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Julia Nicholson Editorial Assistant

Julia studied Russian and Ukrainian at the University of Cambridge, where her particular focus was the translation of poetry. She lived for a year in Russia, working at the Kremlin Museums in Moscow and the Hermitage Centre in Kazan, Tatarstan. She loves finding out about forgotten or neglected great writers.

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Tabitha PellyPublicist

Tabitha graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in English Literature and Language in 2000. Since then she has worked as a publicist in-house for a range of companies including A&C Black and Thames & Hudson and was most recently Head of Press at W.W. Norton’s UK branch. She is passionate about working with brilliant authors, finding out what makes them tick and thinking of new and exciting ways to promote their work.

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Brittney Inman CantyPublicist (USA and Canada)

Born and raised in the American South, Brittney studied Journalism and Spanish at the University of Georgia. She moved to New York City to explore her literary passions, earning an MFA in Creative Writing from The New School and beginning a career in book publishing at Little, Brown. After gaining experience in digital marketing at Open Road Media, she joined Pushkin Press in 2013 and continues to pursue her love for advocating great authors and books. She lives in Brooklyn.

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