Meet the team

Jane Spencer – Publisher and Managing Director

Jane has been involved in publishing in various forms for 20 years, beginning in technical writing and moving to freelance editing, proofreading and publishing consultation, working mainly with small community groups, not-for-profit organisations, and independent writers.

As well as running Eyrie Press, Jane is still a freelance editor – you can find her at Jane Spencer Editorial. She is an Intermediate Member of the Chartered Institute of Editing and Proofreading (CIEP).

Jane is supported by her wonderful co-directors who brainstorm, advise and assist.

Emily Powter-Robinson – Marketing Assistant

Emily graduated from the University of Leeds in 2019 with a Masters in English Literature and has always loved books and storytelling. Having grown up in Norfolk, she is passionate about championing local literature and bringing literary opportunities to East Anglia. Outside of her work with Eyrie Press, Emily is an avid reader, blogger and bookstagrammer.

Emily runs our social media channels and takes care of a great many other marketing-related activities!

David Johnson – Digital Creative Director

David is a local filmmaker, writer and businessman. He takes care of Eyrie Press’s film and media requirements. You can find him via his company website DMJ-Imagery

John Spencer – Director

John is an avid book reader, skillful wordsmith and enthusiastic user of Excel spreadsheets – characteristics which are enormously valued within Eyrie Press. He’s also Jane’s brother!

Jon Lawrence – Director

Writer Jon Lawrence

Jon is an author, teacher and musician and one of Eyrie Press’s published authors. He has participated in several Eyrie Press events, including being a regular judge of our short story competition, and joined the board of directors in 2020. You can find out more about Jon on his website.