Episode 48 of bookcareers.com Live The Society of Young Publishers (SYP) celebrated its 70th anniversary this year. Founded in 1949, in post-war Britain, the SYP has helped many publishers start their careers and provided them with knowledge and education. Yet we can also learn from the SYP too. In this episode of bookcareers.com Live we […]
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The Trailblazer Awards are powered by The London Book Fair and in partnership with the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) and BookBrunch. These awards were created to celebrate the next generation of the UK publishing industry; those ‘roaring through their 20s’.
Winners get VIP entry to The London Book Fair, access to The Club at the Ivy’s LBF pop-up, an invitation to join the PA and LBF at a Book Society dinner, an invitation to a dedicated SYP networking event at LBF, tickets to the LBF International Excellence Awards and more. The winners will also be celebrated at the Fair itself.
A monthly book club organised by The Society of Young Publishers committee in the bustling heart of London. Turn up to a central London venue and share your thoughts on the book of the month… Wile away the hours sipping tea (or cocktails!) and have a good old argument about plot, character, genre and anything else that comes to mind. Each month is a different genre and you can put your favourite book forward for reading via our Twitter feed.
Too often publishing gets a bad rap for being averse to change – the dinosaur of the creative industries. But is this really the case? Audio is booming, VR is the next big thing, and more and more companies have finally begun to walk the walk on access and inclusivity.
A period of significant change is underway. Organisations and professionals turning to the old rulebook are finding that it is no longer fit for purpose… but those daring enough have decided to write their own.
Under the streams, Write Your Own Story, Rulebreakers and By the Book, the SYP’s 2018 Autumn Conference will shine a light on the movers and shakers, big and small, that are changing the face of the industry and carving new paths for publishing success.
As a celebration of International Women’s Day, here is a podcast of panel talk given to the Society of Young Publishers Oxford Branch back in July 2010, on the subject of the Careers of Women in Publishing. Even though many years have gone by since this speech, much of it remains true today. We as a […]
On 13/1/15 Suzanne Collier was on a Panel at the Society of Young Publishers (SYP) AGM #SYPAGM15. This is blog is slightly edited transcript of her talk. The bookcareers.com Salary Survey 2013 indicates that diversity is getting worse, with 93.7% of respondents classed as White, against the results of 2008, which reported that 90% of […]
We’ve received details of the Society of Young Publishers 2013 Conference, which is going to be held in Oxford on 23rd November 2013. This year’s conference is entitled ‘Life in Publishing: it’s more than just books (and Tumblr!)’ and will focus on life in publishing and how to climb up that publishing ladder and what your next […]
At this time of year, when so many of you will have recently graduated, we know you are in need of specialist, impartial help with CVs and applications more than at any other time, so we’ve put our heads together and are delighted to announce that we have a summer offer on our ever-popular Employability […]
Here is the final post for National Careers Week. Many moons ago I bumped into Richard Charkin at a Society of Young Publishers conference. At the time he had just taken over at Macmillan Publishers (he is currently Executive Director of Bloomsbury Publishing). Richard asked me what I was speaking about and I replied: ‘I’m […]
We’re delighted to announce that the Society for Editors and Proofreaders have ‘joined’ the CV Clearing House. The SFEP organise some brilliant training and membership facilities for those who are either in permanent roles or Freelance in Editorial. When you register with the CV Clearing House or update your details, you’ll have the opportunity to […]