|Born||16 June 1955
San Francisco, California, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Cambridge|
Nigel Newton (born 16 June 1955) is an American-born British publishing executive. He is the co-founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.
Newton co-founded Bloomsbury Publishing with David Reynolds, Liz Calder and Alan Wherry in 1986. Their initial clients included John Irving, Margaret Atwood, Joanna Trollope and Nadine Gordimer. They subsequently published J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series, at the recommendation of his daughter, beginning in 1997.
Newton is married with three children.
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