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David Ling

David Ling

Raised in West Auckland, David Ling entered publishing in 1974, as an editor at Longman Paul, then became a director of Heinemann Publishers and of Random Century before setting up his own company, David Ling Publishing, in 1993. The first book he launched was Maurice Shadbolt’s One of Ben’s and he has continued as Maurice’s publisher ever since. He has published a wide range of fiction and non-fiction as well as providing consultancy services and contract book production for a variety of companies and institutions. In 2010 David added a separate children’s picture book imprint, Duck Creek Press. He has been active within a number of book trade organisations and, as a former long-time councillor of the Publishers Association, in 2011 he was awarded Honorary Life Membership for his services to the industry.

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