About Anara

Anara Publishing provides a simple solution for independent songwriters around the world to have music publishing and sync licensing representation.

Anara Publishing was launched in 2017 by Horus Music’s CEO Nick Dunn and Head of Client Services Deborah Smith. Horus Music has been helping artists distribute their music worldwide for over 10 years.

Deborah Smith


Deborah is responsible for business development and oversees the administration of our catalogue with CMO’s internationally. She also works closely with the A&R and Sync team to nurture the development of our roster.

Prior to the launch of Anara, Deborah was Head of Client Services at digital distribution and label services company Horus Music for 3 years. 

A huge advocate of educating artists about their music publishing rights, she also works with the UK’s Music Publishers Association to empower the next generation of talent within the publishing industry as the Co-Chair of their Futures Group.

Nicholas Dunn

Managing Director

CEO of Nick Dunn Enterprises owner of Horus Music, Anara Publishing, Horus Music India, Horus Music Nigeria and Horus Music Brazil. He launched Anara Publishing with then Horus Music Head Of Client Services Deborah Smith back in 2017, after he saw a need to offer publishing administration and synchronisation licensing to independent artists. It’s well known that publishing can be very difficult, so Anara aim to make it easier for artists to take the next big step in their career.

Jagoda Jagodzińska

Head of A&R and Sync

As Head Of A&R, Sync and Label Services Jagoda focuses her time on seeking sync opportunities for our roster of artists and composers. She has a very active role in continuing to expand our publishing roster and organising virtual songwriting camps for our artists. She is no stranger to appearing on music publishing and sync licensing panels at conferences around the globe and is heavily invested in networking opportunities with music supervisors and production houses. Jagoda also looks after business development in Poland and France for our sister company Horus Music.

Deepa Seshadri

Business Development

Deepa heads up partnerships and business development for Asia. Her focus is signing up new songwriters, partnering with music supervisors and creative media houses, setting up co-writing opportunities & songwriting camps and conducting workshops and seminars to educate artists and companies about music publishing and sync licensing.

Bethany Dyson

Publishing Assistant

As a Music Publishing Assistant Beth reaches out to our client roster so we able to market them further through blogs, videos and social media. She’s been very busy recently reviewing music submissions and researching sync opportunities on behalf of our artists.

Punam Patel

Publishing Assistant

Publishing Assistant Punam handles a lot of our day to day tasks in the office involving A&R, sync and copyright admin enquiries and releases of behalf of our clients. Outside work Punam enjoys listening to RnB, Afrobeats and Pop music, she’s recently become a fan of Indie Folk music.

Headquartered in the UK and with an additional office in India, we are specialists in discovering music that crosses borders. If you’re an artist looking for music publishing representation, we are here to lend a hand.