An insight into the publishing world…

Learn more about my latest Society of Young Publishers event!

Society of Young Publishers North

image5Following our fantastic Q & A event with International Rights Manager of Fourth Wall Publishing, Richard Carman, we thought we’d give you all the juicy gossip.

Firstly, how did he get where he is today in the publishing industry?

Richard completed his English literature degree and went on to study for a Masters, however after six months he realised that it wasn’t for him and worked full time in a book store. He wrote to 150 publishers for advice on what he needed to do to break into the industry, to which most responded by telling him to work voluntary to gain experience.

Richard’s first role in the industry was as a Sales Rep for David & Charles, where he stayed for three years. After this. he worked for Hodder, Omnibus press and even spent six months with Penguin. He worked for almost seven years as an export director for…

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