Arantxa Mellado is our top speaker at BookMachine Barcelona on 3rd July. Amongst other things she is CEO of the Spanish Digital Link and Director of Actualidad Editorial. Arantxa will be talking about globalisation, and how she thinks that this is the best way to succeed in business in the digital age. We wanted to find […]
After the success of the first BookMachine Brighton event in February, we’re back – this time with sun, sea and prizes. Whilst we can’t guarantee the sun, you will have the opportunity to network with Brightonians, and Londoners who fancy a holiday, in the beach-side bar, Oh So Social. Everyone who comes to the event will […]
BookMachine Unplugged is back in London on 23rd May. 4 speakers sharing their publishing experiences and an awesome crowd of publishing professionals – it’s an evening not to be missed! You can check out the photos from the last Unplugged event here. As we prepare the finishing touches to the line-up and the event website, […]
Bea Longworth is director and co-founder at Whooc Publishing Ltd, a fledgling startup making first-person fiction apps for young adults under its Freed Fiction imprint. A few minutes after arriving at House Bar, I felt a tap on my shoulder. “Is there going to be a talk or something?” It was a valid question […]
Jonathan Davis (Chandos Publishing), who you might have seen on Twitter as @canadiancat has written this comprehensive review of BookMachine Oxford with Richard Sullivan – a great summary for those who missed it. If BookMachine is “the most fun you can have with your clothes on”, the latest gathering had no problem in filling up […]
Enric Sagrera is the CEO at iBuksgrup, the first Spanish ebook aggregator. iBuksgrup are sponsoring our first Spanish event, BookMachine Barcelona and here, Enric talks a little bit about how they are helping publishers to distribute their content across a number of platforms.
Maria Cardona runs her own digital consultancy for publishers and will be hosting our first Spanish BookMachine event. Prior to setting up Mmcardona, she worked in both trade and educational publishing, and was also part of the core London Bookfair team. Here, Maria shares some of her thoughts and tells us why you should come […]
Charly Ford is a Project Manager at Osprey Publishing and is hosting the BookMachine event in Oxford. Here, Charly shares her enthusiasm for publishing and tells us why you should come along and join the fun later this month.
In the run up to BookMachine Toronto we caught up with Greg Ioannou who is a busy Publishing bod. Between all the various roles he fulfills (Publisher at Iguana Books, President of Colborne Communications and President of the Editors’ Association of Canada), he does a lot of networking. So if you’re going to the first […]
Ricardo Redisch kindly gave up some time to talk to me before the first BookMachine Toronto. Working as Executive Publisher at Grupo Editorial Nacional, one of the biggest 3 Academic and Educational Publishers in Brazil, Ricardo is based in Toronto and has some really interesting insights into why publishers should be listening to their readers […]
On March 14th BookMachine is coming to Toronto! If you work in publishing and live in or around Toronto, we’re pleased to say that Tahira Rahemtulla, of Unambiguous Edit, will be hosting the very first BookMachine Toronto shindig. We caught up with Tahira ahead of the event…
This is a guest post from Ellen Jacob, who is a long-time children’s publishing veteran. She now heads up jacob packaged goods/bookerella creating children’s book-apps and transmedia projects. Digital: that was the topic of conversation at BookMachine’s inaugural New York event as more than 70 publishing folks gathered at The Iguana, club on W […]
This is a guest post from Elisabeth Watson, who writes about international publishing for Publishing Trends and is the founder and editor of Publishing Trends’ blog for young book professionals, Publishing Trendsetter. When she’s not nine-to-fiving, she acquires and edits for a small literary press and collects poetry translators’ email addresses with a passion typically […]
Katie Stileman has recently graduated from Jesus College, Oxford, where she studied Medieval History. She has worked in schools since the summer teaching study skills and is now looking to pursue a career in publishing. Last week she attended BookMachine Oxford. Here is her review.
BookMachine Oxford on Wednesday night was hosted by Sophie Goldsworthy of Oxford University Press and sponsored by HL Studios. This is a guest post from HL Studio’s Nicola Esson, with her take on the evening…
We’re really chuffed that we’ve been invited to speak at the Galley Club this Wednesday. The Galley club is a social organisation for all involved in publishing and book production. So what are we going to talk about? Well, there’s so much more to your online presence than simply running a Twitter account, setting up […]
@Miss_PrinceyC (AKA Camilla Prince) graduated in 2010 after studying English and Classical Studies at the University of Reading. She now works in the digital team at Macmillan and is part of the social committee. Sophie O’Rourke interviews her about working in digital, hosting the next BookMachine Oxford event and publishing in general. BookMachine Oxford […]
BookMachine is coming to Oxford! If you work in publishing and live in Oxford, we’re pleased to say that the social committee at Macmillan Education will be hosting the second ever BookMachine Oxford shindig. This month hosted by and sponsored by: You can sign up here!
Friday, August 17, 2012 at 6:00 PM Carter’s Bar, 185 Morrison Street, EH3 8DZ, Edinburgh BookMachine is a regular drinks social for publishing folks and book lovers. This month we’re hosting a publishing meet-up to coincide with the Book Festival over in Charlotte Square. Amble along to the fine establishment that is Carter’s Bar on […]
BookMachine London Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 6:30 PM Porter’s Basement Bar (The Green Man), 383 Euston Rd, NW1 3AU, London BookMachine is back! This month the event for folks in and around the publishing industry returns to The Green Man, for another Thursday evening of drinks and mingling. You can sign […]