Becca Parkinson

Becca Parkinson worked at Comma Press from 2016-2021, and during that time co-edited The Book of Tbilisi, The Book of Riga and The Book of Reykjavik. She has previously served as Secretary then Chair of the Society of Young Publishers North branch (2017-2019) and was longlisted for the London Book Fair Trailblazer Award in both 2019 and 2020. She took part in the first British Council International Publishing Fellowship (2019-2020) and was appointed Trustee of Manchester Literature Festival in 2021. She now works as Marketing Coordinator at Manchester University Press.

Collections edited by Becca Parkinson

The Book of Tbilisi

The Book of Tbilisi brings together ten short stories written about and from the Georgian capital, showcasing the work of some of the country’s most exciting and decorated contemporary writers.

The Book of Reykjavik

Ten stories about the capital of Iceland, translated into English for the first time. Featuring a foreword by award-winning author Sjon.

The Book of Riga

The Book of Riga brings together ten short stories written about and from the capital of Latvia, showcasing the work of some of the country’s most well-known, and exciting emerging writers.