head of literary acquisitions
Nadya joined Libertine Pictures as Head of Literary Acquisitions to secure the most exciting stories from the world of publishing for screen adaptation.
Nadya was a strategic business consultant to the New Zealand Book Council following an early career in newspaper journalism in New Zealand, a decade in book publishing in London and several years as a communications consultant back in Wellington. At Pan Macmillan in the UK, she was responsible for marketing the Picador list for many years and was Marketing Director for the group for four years. Her publishing experience spans the literary and the commercial, from Don De Lillo, Cormac McCarthy, Colm Toibin, John Banville, Michael Ondaatje’s The English Patient and Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones to international hits including Bridget Jones’s Diary and the novels of Jackie Collins, Ken Follett, James Herbert and Wilbur Smith.