Briony is TGLA’s Submissions Coordinator, acting as the initial reader for all submissions.
She studied BA English and Creative Writing at university, graduating in 2020.
In her spare time, she is a writer. Her work has been nominated for various competitions, including the Lucy Cavendish Prize and the Penguin WriteNow Programme. She is currently represented and working on her novel.
She aims to become a literary agent, focussing primarily on fantasy and historical fiction. Her favourite book is the Three Musketeers.
Arzu was Publishing Director at Weidenfeld & Nicolson, and has over 25 years of experience in the industry, having previously worked at Bloomsbury, Vintage, Penguin Random House and Virago. She has published many bestselling writers including Khaled Hosseini, Malala Yousafzai, Tea Obreht, Maria Semple. At TGLA Arzu uses her considerable experience and expertise to work with authors on editing and developing their work before submitting to publishers.