#WorkinPublishing: Moving from academic to trade

If you hadn't noticed by now on Twitter, I have made the proud leap from academic publishing to trade fiction publishing in the last couple of weeks. While I fully enjoyed academic, especially the resources and training, there's nothing quite like understanding every word you're reading and getting excited about tweeting for books you absolutely... Continue Reading →

Women in publishing: Our trials and tribulations

Last night, I attended Women Working in Publishing: Past, Present and Future led by the SYP London team (inc me!). It was SUCH an inspiring event and brought to light issues faced across all areas of the business, all ages and types of woman. I decided to do a bit of a round-up of some... Continue Reading →

Careers Speed Dating Review

On Tuesday, I attended a brilliant Society of Young Publishers event; Careers Speed Dating. This event was brilliant for everyone, I felt, as there was a large range of speakers in attendance, from assistants to managers. I got a LOT of information out of it, learning about other departments and areas that have a lot... Continue Reading →

The Wider World of Publishing Event Review

Last night, the Society of Young Publishers hosted 'The Wider World of Publishing', an event focused on jobs and companies that support the publishing industry, but don't necessarily work in the middle of it. The guest speakers were Aki Schilz from The Literary Consultancy, Sheerin Aswat from the London Book Fair, Zoe Plant, a Senior... Continue Reading →

Spring has sprung: What’s happening in May?

Throughout April, I have read some brilliant books and received some excellent book post to read throughout May. I have thoroughly enjoyed being back at publishing events more frequently; I attended the SYP social following the London Book Fair and their Literary Bingo event which was a roaring success. I also attended the Get a... Continue Reading →

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