Stella Sabin, Publisher

Stella joined Peirene in 2017; she now runs the press with the help of Maddie Rogers. When not in the office, Stella works in radio and audiobook production. She has worked on programmes for BBC Radio 4, the World Service and independent clients.

Stella’s favourite Peirene title is Peirene No.31 Snow, Dog, Foot.

Maddie Rogers, Publishing Assistant

Maddie joined Peirene as Publishing Assistant in December 2019, having recently finished her MA in Translation Studies. She supports Stella in all aspects of running Peirene. Outside of her work with Peirene, she also works with Charco Press and organises and hosts the Borderless Book Club. Maddie speaks French, Italian and Spanish.

Maddie’s favourite Peirene title is Peirene No.36 Winter Flowers

Meike Ziervogel, Founding Publisher

Meike Ziervogel

photo by Roloef Bakker

Meike is a novelist and publisher. She grew up in northern Germany and came to London in 1986 to study Arabic language and literature. She has worked as a journalist for Reuters in London and Agence France Presse in Paris. In 2008 she founded Peirene Press. In 2012 Meike was voted as one of Britain’s 100 most innovative and influential people in the creative and media industries by the Time Out and Hospital Club hClub100 list. Meike is the author of five novels, all published by Salt in the UK. Since 2018, Meike has been based in Beirut, Lebanon where she currently runs the Alsama Project.

Note: please do not contact Meike about Peirene as she is currently focused on her other projects.

Sacha Davison Lunt, Designer

Sacha Davison LuntSacha is an independent graphic designer who is the Art Director for Peirene.

Sacha graduated from the London College of Communication and also has an MA in Hypermedia Studies from Westminster University. She specialises in editorial and book design and had previously worked as Art Director for the design and architecture magazine, Icon. Her clients include Eye magazine, Warner Classics, Salt Publishing, Dulux and Help Musicians UK. Sacha has also produced several design books for Taschen GmbH including: Designing the 21st Century, Scandinavian Design and the Decorative Arts series.

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