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All3Media hires first literary buyer

Hannah GriffithsAll3Media has recruited Hannah Griffiths from publishing giant Faber and Faber for a new role, head of literary acquisitions.

She will start in the new role in September and will seek out books and manuscripts that Discovery- and Liberty-owned producer and distributor All3Media can option and work up into TV projects.

Her remit will span fiction and non-fiction and, based in London, she will report to All3Media COO Sara Geater, who said: “Creative talent is at the heart of All3Media and in this new role, with her proven success in acquiring prize winning writers and delivering quality content for a wide audience, Hannah will prove a highly valuable asset to the group.”

Griffiths added: “ I’m thrilled to join the talented team at All3Media and look forward to the challenge of finding great stories and writers in this new and exciting environment.

The new recruit has worked with bestselling writers such as Eimear McBride, Barbara Kingsolver, Kazuo Ishiguro, John Lanchester, and Stewart Lee.