Salma Begum

Salma Begum

Salma Begum

(Sal-ma Bay-gum)


Salma works in publishing as an Editorial Assistant at Picador, working across literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Salma is an original member of the team behind The Good Literary Agency, a social enterprise, focused on launching the careers of under-represented writers in mainstream publishing.

Before working in publishing, Salma worked in the Live Programmes team at Wellcome Collection, and interneted at Twinkle Space Mission. Salma loves eating and cooking. In her spare time, she practises calligraphy, and is learning how to play the ukulele.

Salma has a Bsc in History in Philosophy of Science from UCL and has completed postgraduate modules on diversity in the arts at UCL’s Institute of Education.

Salma’s pronouns are she/her.

Twitter: @Salmabe9