Just like Carrie Bradshaw before her, Sarah Jessica Parker will soon be working more closely with words – as editorial director for SJP at Hogarth Publishing. The actress has proudly announced her new role and, according to the New York Times, the 51-year-old “will help find, edit, and publish three to four new novels a year.”
"As a lifelong book lover, as someone who treasures and admires the skill and talent of original and powerful story tellers it is my great privilege to be invited into the world and business of books," the star said in a statement.
"Especially thrilling to join those who serve the rich history that is Hogarth. I so look forward to offering to readers the sort of books that have inspired my life long devotion to the written word."
This new venture came about after meeting the head honcho of Hogarth, Molly Stern, a few years ago.
"From the moment we met, I was drawn to Sarah Jessica's extraordinary passion for books and her natural instinct for what makes for great writing. The Hogarth editorial team and I cannot wait to partner with her as she brings her excellent taste and infectious enthusiasm to bear in support of both writers and reading."
According to the press release, SJP will "selectively publish high-quality works of fiction by both established writers and distinctive emerging voices with critical and commercial promise, with its first list anticipated to debut in 2018."