Felicity Plester


Editorial Director
Humanities – Literature, Culture and Media



4 Crinan Street,

London N1 9XW


Tel.: +44 20 7418 5782

Felicity is Editorial Director for Humanities at Palgrave Macmillan with overall responsibility for the literature; film, culture and media studies; and theatre and performance studies scholarly books programmes.  She leads a team of 12 editors and assistants across our London, New York and Melbourne offices, who publish high quality, cutting-edge research in a range of formats, including monographs, edited collections, scholarly Handbooks, major reference works, upper-level textbooks and Palgrave Pivots across these diverse subjects.  Prior to becoming Editorial Director, she headed up the film, culture and media studies team at Palgrave, but also has experience of commissioning into the literature and theatre lists.  Felicity joined Palgrave in 2010, having previously been commissioning editor for environment, development and public and social policy at Edward Elgar Publishing for five years.