Who We Are

Hawkesbury Press was founded in 2014 by indie author and publishing consultant Debbie Young to publish a small selection of books by other indie authors and community groups.

It operates on a sole trader basis ie Debbie Young trading as Hawkesbury Press. To ensure Hawkesbury Press books meet professional standards, we employ other experts including copy editors such as Alison Jack and Helen Baggott and book designers such as Rachel Lawston and Henry Hyde on a freelance basis

About Debbie Young

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Debbie Young, founder of Hawkesbury Press (Photo by Angela Fitch)

Debbie Young is an author of fiction and non-fiction, and the Commissioning Editor of the Alliance of Independent Authors’ Advice Blog. Her advice books for authors have been published by ALLi (Opening Up To Indie Authors) and SilverWood Books (Sell Your Books!) She is also a professional journalist, book reviewer and book blogger, founder of the Hawkesbury Upton Literature Festival,  a co-judge of Stroud Short Stories, and organiser of three regional meet-up groups for authors. For more about Debbie Young’s writing life, please visit her website: www.authordebbieyoung.com.