5 years since launching whitefox: founder insight interview

5 years since launching whitefox: founder insight interview

In the run up to celebrating 5 years of whitefox at their birthday bash, we wanted to interview John Bond about his experience of setting up the popular publishing services agency for publishers, agents, authors and brands. 1) How did you get the idea for the whitefox model? We came out of traditional publishing houses where we […]

How technology can make reading fun [EVENT]

How technology can make reading fun [EVENT]

Reading and technology are hot topics. If kids are glued to their devices, where do books fit in? How can we make sure they keep reading for pleasure? Our expert speakers will look at different ways to engage young people online to make reading fun. This event is aimed at educational publishers, children’s publishers, teachers, […]

Creative collaboration & the future of publishing [EVENT]

Creative collaboration & the future of publishing [EVENT]

Many of you know whitefox, a popular publishing services agency for publishers, agents, authors and brands. BookMachine and whitefox have been plotting ways to celebrate their 5th birthday party – and here we have it, an event to discuss creative collaboration & the future of publishing.  Writers, agents, publishers and institutional brands are all grappling with the same […]

If books be the food of love, read on: Sharing books on Valentine’s Day

If books be the food of love, read on: Sharing books on Valentine’s Day

As the Book Bulletin online catalogue crowdfunding campaign for reading recommendations and gift suggestions comes to an end on International Book Giving Day (also known in some quarters as ‘Valentine’s Day’), Christopher Norris from the Jolabokaflod Book Campaign asked friends, fans and followers of the initiative how they would feel about exchanging books with significant […]

Next week on BookMachine: your out-of-house workforce

Next week on BookMachine: your out-of-house workforce

Heads-up publishing people! Next week we have two insightful things happening for anyone who is tasked with managing, inspiring and evaluating their out-of-house workforce. The in-person event Sometimes it’s good to talk in person. Skype and Google hangouts do the job. But really, human contact is the best. So with that in mind, we have […]

BookMachine in Barcelona [EVENT]

BookMachine in Barcelona [EVENT]

If you’re working in the publishing industry and near Barcelona on 16th February, then this is an event to be at! BookMachine in Barcelona draws in an interesting crowd of publishers, agents, freelancers and book technology experts. Everyone meets at La Laie bookshop, in a private room, ideal for some drinks and a talk followed […]

Writers plan protest ahead of Trump inauguration day

Writers plan protest ahead of Trump inauguration day

Writers Resist London will take place at: The Horse Hospital, Bloomsbury Sunday 15th January, 2017 4-6PM Free event, all welcome Writers Resist London will join over 50 cities worldwide in reaffirming a commitment to a tolerant and diverse society through panel discussion and poetry readings from literary voices. A flagship New York City event co-sponsored […]

Seeking exceptional women in publishing

Seeking exceptional women in publishing

The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2017 today opens for submissions. The Prize, which recognises the professional achievements and promise of women in publishing, is open to any woman who has worked in publishing in the UK for up to seven years. The deadline for nominations is 5PM on Friday 27th January 2017. The winner of […]

British Book Design and Production Awards Winners

British Book Design and Production Awards Winners

The British Book Design and Production Awards were held on 10 November at the dazzling Jumeirah Carlton Tower Hotel in Knightsbridge, central London. Baroness Floella Benjamin OBE was the host for the evening – best known in households across the country for her children’s programmes such as ‘Playschool’ and ‘CBeebies’ Bedtime Stories’. In 2013 Floella […]

Diverge! How thinking differently could boost your career

Diverge! How thinking differently could boost your career

In an industry that outsources most of its physical tasks and processes, what’s the one thing that can set you and your organisation apart from your competitors? The way you think… Anna Faherty, publishing professional with over 25 years’ experience, spoke at Tuesday’s The Galley Club event on divergent thinking in publishing. Anna’s provocative session encouraged […]