Tom Bouman joined Orbit US as an editor, reporting to editor Tim Holman. In his previous role as editor at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Bouman worked with a wide range of authors, including Robert Stone, Lou Beach and Elizabeth Speller, as well as the mystery and thriller imprint of Otto Penzler.
Tim Holman said: “We are delighted to have Tom join Orbit US. His editorial experience and enthusiasm for science fiction and fantasy make him a great addition to the editorial team, and we very much look forward to working with him.
Tom Bouman says, “I’ve always enjoyed lively, skillfully crafted, adventurous fiction – and I’ve long loved speculative fiction – so I feel very lucky to be joining Orbit. What an exceptional list! I am keen to work with existing authors and bring new authors to the table.