I’ll be writing up an extra post about this shortly, but here is a lovely write up of my first ever Society of Young Publishers event run by yours truly.
Where: The Adelphi, Leeds, LS10
When: from 7 pm to 11 pm, Wednesday 28 October, 2015
What a night! Stephanie Cox, blogger and interviewer at the Bookmachine, organised a great comeback event for the Society of Young Publishers North & Midlands. As an event organiser for the SYP, she got two wonderful speakers on board: Martin Goodman from Barbican Press and Brian W. Lavery, author of The Headscarf Revolutionaries.
Indie publishers are creative and innovative – they have to be to compete with the Big 5. Take for example Peirene Press which publishes beautifully designed books, all award-winning or best-selling European titles translated into English. Their books are less than 200 pages long “…so you can read them in the same time it takes to watch a movie”, says publisher Meike Ziervogel.
Barbican Press is about publishing those innovative and creative stories that are uncompromising and…
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