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Production Controller [JOB POSTING]

Production Controller [JOB POSTING]

Quarto Publishing are looking for an enthusiastic Production person looking to take the next step in their career to join their busy Adult books team based in their Islington office. This Production Controller role is currently a fixed term contract for 9 months, working on a wide range of 4-colour non-fiction titles. Key responsibilities of […]

The Quarto Group on publishing partnerships: David Inman interview

The Quarto Group on publishing partnerships: David Inman interview

An interesting publishing industry development was announced last week, as The Quarto Group signed an agreement with Dennis Publishing Ltd to distribute the Viz Annual through their Quarto Distribution Services business. Norah Myers caught up with David Inman, Managing Director, Quarto Partners to find out more. 1) Why is it important to you to distribute Viz […]

Winner of #BookMachineWorks competition

Winner of #BookMachineWorks competition

Last week, amidst the buzz of face-to-face connections at The London Book Fair, a bunch of publishing people were snapping away on their phones, trying to win the #BookMachineWorks competition. The winning photographer wins a free 12 Month BookMachine Promoted Membership, worth £90. They will also be sent a bottle of bubbly. This year’s judge […]

Unsung Heroes of Publishing 2017: Sam Perkins announced as a winner

Unsung Heroes of Publishing 2017: Sam Perkins announced as a winner

Everyone likes to win an award – it spruces up your CV by showing that you are at the top of your profession, achieving more than the list of tasks on your job spec. It illustrates that others recognize your talents and think highly enough of you to nominate you. It’s like a great big […]

Senior Marketing Executive [JOB POSTING]

Senior Marketing Executive [JOB POSTING]

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a marketer to join one of the UKs leading educational publishers as a Senior Marketing Executive. This fast paced, energetic environment is the ideal place for a junior marketing candidate with a minimum of 3 years’ experience to take their next step in a successful marketing career. Based in […]

5 Tips for starting out as an agent

5 Tips for starting out as an agent

Hattie Grunewald is an agent at Blake Friedmann agency. She assists Carole Blake, handles short fiction and permissions on behalf of Blake Friedmann clients, and has been building her list since the start of 2016. Hattie is looking for women’s fiction, crime and thrillers, and realistic YA and middle-grade fiction. In non-fiction, she is looking […]

Startup snapshot: Read Dog

Startup snapshot: Read Dog

Kate Cygan and Michael Wray are an entrepreneurial minded couple with insatiable reading habits. They recently moved to Denver, CO and are working on visiting every single coffee shop the city has to offer. Lifelong creatives, they both write and paint in their free time. You can check out Read Dog online at www.readdog.com, on Instagram […]

Publishing know-how: 10 tips for interview success

Publishing know-how: 10 tips for interview success

Helen Youngs is a Consultant at Inspired Selection, focusing on roles in Trade publishing across digital and print. She is a vivacious bibliophile with a love of the arts and sunny people.  She is also a Publishing Ambassador for a wonderful charity called Book Aid International. Interviews are very important, not only in making a good […]

Seeking creative candidates: Win a stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair

Seeking creative candidates: Win a stand at the Frankfurt Book Fair

For the second time, the Frankfurt Book Fair is awarding its Wildcard. The candidate whose exhibition concept manages to win over the judges will be awarded the grand prize: an 8-sqm-stand at the world’s largest fair for content.

Food writers award grants £2,000

The inaugural Jane Grigson Trust Award, designed to support new food writers is currently open for submissions, with the deadline for entries being the end of this month, 31 October 2015. This award was created in honour of the twenty-fifth anniversary of Jane Grigson’s death, and will be made to a writer new to food […]