Salaries in Book Publishing

The following article was originally published in The Bookseller. The discussions around #BookJobTransparency #PublishingPaidMe and low salaries are nothing new. The date has been left out so that you can guess how long ago this was written.  Salaries. It one of my...

Skills Shortages in Publishing

Episode 34 of bookcareers.com Live Going through a number of old papers, we came across an old article attacking the skills shortages in publishing. It’s been reproduced in this episode. Please take a listen and let us know  how relevant it is today. Does it...

The Bookseller Futurebook Conference

This year, Europe’s biggest publishing innovation conference is on a mission to put a sparkling rocket of creativity and courage up the book trade. On Friday 30th November, FutureBook Live will bring three electrifying strands of content to 155 Bishopsgate, London to...

SYP Oxford – Literary Awards: Behind Closed Doors

‘What’s your favourite book’? A tough question for anyone in publishing. With this in mind, it’s easy to appreciate how difficult it must be to judge a literary award; to select the best from a list of books which are often all fabulous. And, cranking up the pressure,...