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SYP LDN speaks to Clays Account Controller Beth Mathers

Posted on June 4, 2021 in London

At SYP London, we want to demystify some lesser known Publishing roles. Recently, we got the opportunity to speak to Clays Account Controller Bethany Mathers all about her role within …

SYP LDN speaks to ePub KNOWHOW typesetter Steve Foot

Posted on May 28, 2021 in London

At SYP London, we want to demystify some lesser known Publishing roles. Recently, we got the opportunity to speak to ePub KNOWHOW’s Steve Foot all about his work.   How …

"Representation is sorely lacking" Interview with Muslim Voices in Publishing Founder Nazima Abdillahi

Posted on May 5, 2021 in #SYPLDNSpotlight, London

Almost halfway through the holy month of Ramadan, observed by over a billion people across the globe, we are delighted to have Nazima Abdillahi, Founder of Muslim Voices in Publishing, …

#SYPLDNSpotlight Black Agents and Editors Interview with mentee Genevieve Osili

"BAE has made such a difference!" Interview with Black Agents and Editors Mentee Genevieve Osili

Posted on April 8, 2021 in #SYPLDNSpotlight, London

Welcome to #SYPLDNSpotlight — a brand new initiative aimed at featuring innovative work and drives for change in the publishing industry! This April, we are shining a bright spotlight on …

“Engrossing, confronting and evidenced” SYP LDN reads Three Women

Posted on March 16, 2021 in London

CW: abuse; weight loss   The snows of February might have left us at SYP LDN but, if you can look past the rain, we might be getting the first …

#WorkInPublishing Week: Our Publishing Journeys

Posted on November 20, 2020 in London

Thanks to the amazing people at Publishers Association, we’ve had a brilliant #WorkInPublishing week! Today marks the end of five days of virtual Conferences, employability events and interview tips from …

#SYPConf20: That’s a Wrap!

Posted on November 15, 2020 in London

Annnnd breathe… That marks the end of SYP London’s 2020 Conference. We hope you enjoyed the last week as much as we did! We have to start with a MASSIVE …

"Disorientatingly, psychologically spooky" SYP LDN reads The Haunting of Hill House

Posted on November 13, 2020 in London

It’s looking pretty frosty outside, isn’t it? We’re taking down our cotton wool spiderwebs, throwing our slightly funky-smelling pumpkins into the compost and digging the tinsel out of the back …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Scouting

Posted on November 11, 2020 in London

What was your journey into the publishing industry? I did English Literature at university and learned about the existence of publishing as an industry when I was about two years …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Literary Agents

Posted on November 11, 2020 in London

Juliet Mushens started her publishing career in 2008 at HarperCollins, and became an agent in 2011. She has been shortlisted for Literary Agent of the Year four times and is currently …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Audio

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

Katalina Watt is Audio and Online Assistant at Canongate Books and Podcast Director at khōréō magazine, with previous roles in Audio for Little Brown Book Group and across copywriting, bookselling, …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Design

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

Pete Adlington has been Senior Designer at Faber & Faber since 2018. He previously worked at Canongate Books in Edinburgh and London. What was your journey into the publishing industry? …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Rights

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

Nathaniel Alcaraz-Stapleton started out in publishing as a Rights Assistant for Cornerstone and Vintage and spent nearly five years at Penguin Random House.  He joined Hachette as a Rights Manager …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Marketing

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

Ammara Isa is Trade Marketing Manager at HarperCollins overseeing booksellers communications, marketing and strategy for titles across the company. Beginning her career in the Children’s division, she is now co-chair …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Sales

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

After completing her joint-honours undergraduate degree of English and History at the University of Aberdeen, Alice Hamilton-Cox went on to get her masters in Publishing Studies from the University of Stirling. …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Production

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

After previously studying English Literature at Edinburgh university, Rebecca Bonallie graduated with an MSc in Publishing from Edinburgh Napier University in 2017. She is currently Production and Inventory Controller at …

#SYPConf20: A department insight on… Editorial

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

Mo Hafeez is an Editorial Assistant at Faber & Faber, working primarily on their non-fiction and Faber Social lists. Prior to this he was a Creative Access publishing trainee at …

#SYPConf20: A spotlight on Colour[Full]

Posted on November 10, 2020 in London

Hi, I’m Sian and I’m one of the co-chairs of Colour[Full]. I started co-chairing over 2 years ago and have seen the group grow and change hugely in this time. …

What to Expect from #SYPCONF20!

Posted on November 9, 2020 in London

Welcome to the 2020 SYP Autumn Conference! Despite a difficult and uncertain year, we’re delighted to still be able to host our Conference. This is often the highlight of the …

Looking forward to #SYPConf20! SYP LDN speaks to Emma Ronan of The Slumbering Slothcast

Posted on November 6, 2020 in London

Things are a little different this year! Ahead of our Turning the Page Conference in November, we’re chatting to some publishing folk you may recognise. Today, we sit down with …

Looking forward to #SYPConf20! SYP LDN speaks to Leyla and Jane of The Publishing Post

Posted on October 30, 2020 in London

Things are a little different this year! Ahead of our Turning the Page Conference in November, we’re chatting to some publishing folk you may recognise. Today, we sit down with …

Looking forward to #SYPConf20! SYP LDN speaks to @TheStoreyBookClub

Posted on October 23, 2020 in London

Things are a little different this year! Ahead of our Turning the Page Conference in November, we’re chatting to some publishing folk you may recognise. Today, we sit down with …

SYP LDN speaks to J-L and Annie ahead of BRAND NEW SERIES ‘A Candid Chat With…’

Posted on October 16, 2020 in London

  We LOVE a series at SYP LDN. So many of you joined us for our Career Cafes over the last few months, deciphering publishing one department at a time with …

SYP LDN speaks to J-L and Annie ahead of BRAND NEW SERIES 'A Candid Chat With…'

Posted on October 16, 2020 in London

  We LOVE a series at SYP LDN. So many of you joined us for our Career Cafes over the last few months, deciphering publishing one department at a time with …

‘Hallucinatory and strangely funny’: SYP LDN reads Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit

Posted on October 9, 2020 in London

  The evenings are getting darker and we’re whacking out the winter coats. Things are getting chilly outside, aren’t they? Thankfully, that means pretty autumnal walks through my local park …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Rights

Posted on October 2, 2020 in London

  Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Rights

Posted on October 2, 2020 in London

  Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Production

Posted on September 25, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Production

Posted on September 25, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Editorial

Posted on September 18, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Editorial

Posted on September 18, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

‘Unfamiliar but necessary’: SYP LDN reads Half of a Yellow Sun

Posted on September 11, 2020 in London

Things are a bit weird lately, aren’t they? Or do I mean ‘the new normal’? Who even knows anymore? While some of us are taking tentative steps back towards the …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Digital and Audio

Posted on September 4, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Marketing and Publicity

Posted on August 28, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Sales

Posted on August 21, 2020 in London

  Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to …

SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Design

Posted on August 14, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

Imposter Syndrome

Posted on August 28, 2019 in London

Imposter Syndrome is defined by the OED as ‘the persistent inability to believe that one’s success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of one’s own efforts …

“We want fan-fiction of this book!” – SYP London Book Club Reads The Binding

Posted on February 26, 2019 in London

In the Society of Young Publishers London branch’s monthly book club, our coordinators, Bea and Sonali, choose a theme each month and a list of books that fall under that …

London SYPinto Mentees Reveal Their 2018 Best Reads

Posted on December 12, 2018 in London, News & Reviews

As we head off for some much-needed year end rest before gearing up again for new events and projects in 2019, our SYPinto mentees Lily, John, Maleeha, Chloe, Hannah, and …

A Tale of Enthusiasm and Embarrassing Typos – SYPinto Mentee John

Posted on July 31, 2018 in London

With this final instalment in our mini mentorship blog series, we will be introducing you to our SYPinto mentee John – Publishing student, dragon and alien enthusiast, and defender of …

On the Importance of Championing Diverse Perspectives – SYPinto Mentee Muneera

Posted on July 26, 2018 in London

With this next instalment in our mini mentorship blog series, we’re introducing you to Muneera – MA Publishing student, artist and SYPinto mentee. Applications for SYPahead, the second stream in our …

Volunteering, Networking & Rejection Handling – Top Tips from SYPinto Mentee Lily

Posted on July 24, 2018 in London

With this next instalment in our mini mentorship blog series, we will be introducing you to Lily – classics grad, budding publisher, and one of our 16 2018 SYPinto mentees. Applications …

Volunteering, Networking & Rejection Handling – Top Tips from SYPinto Mentee Lily

Posted on July 24, 2018 in London

With this next instalment in our mini mentorship blog series, we will be introducing you to Lily – classics grad, budding publisher, and one of our 16 2018 SYPinto mentees. Applications …

Volunteering, Networking & Rejection Handling – Top Tips from SYPinto Mentee Lily

Posted on July 24, 2018 in London

With this next instalment in our mini mentorship blog series, we will be introducing you to Lily – classics grad, budding publisher, and one of our 16 2018 SYPinto mentees. Applications …

Discovering the Industry beyond Editorial – SYPinto Mentee Juanita

Posted on July 18, 2018 in London

This week we will be introducing you to some of our SYPinto mentees. SYPinto is one of two streams in SYP London’s new mentorship scheme; aimed at supporting individuals with an interest …

Meet SYPinto Mentee Maleeha

Posted on July 17, 2018 in London

This week we will be introducing you to some of our SYPinto mentees. SYPinto is one stream of SYP London’s new mentorship scheme – aimed at supporting individuals with an …

Clio Cornish, Editor at HarperCollins: My Journey into Publishing

Posted on June 4, 2018 in London, News & Reviews

Clio Cornish is a current editor with HQ, HarperCollins. She has worked on a wide range of projects during her time with Harper but most recently she has published titles …

Applications Now Open for Volunteering on the SYP Committee 2018

Posted on November 5, 2017 in Ireland, London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

Are you passionate about the publishing industry? Do you enjoy attending SYP events, reading our quarterly magazine InPrint, or following our work online? Then we want to hear from you! …

Discounted tickets to BookMachine/Unite event – United, We Publish II: ‘Your Pay – Your Say?’

Posted on June 17, 2016 in London

  The SYP have 10 discounted tickets to give away to upcoming event United, We Publish II: Your pay  – your say?, a discussion about pay and conditions for workers in the …

SYP at London Book Fair 2016

Posted on April 11, 2016 in London, News & Reviews

Tuesday 12 April The SYP are hosting their annual London Book Fair Seminars 4pm-5pm SYP Seminar ‘How to Get Into Publishing’ Olympia Room Find out more 5.30pm-6.30pm SYP Seminar ‘How …

SYP opens applications for 2016 Mentor Scheme

Posted on March 7, 2016 in London, News & Reviews

  ‘An inspiring new scheme for ambitious young people in publishing!’ —Tom Weldon The Society of Young Publishers is proud to announce the reopening of the SYP Mentor Scheme for …

Why you should join the SYP: Maria Vassilopoulos, The Bookseller

Posted on October 25, 2015 in London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

I first came into contact with The Society of Young Publishers when a colleague of mine at the publisher I worked for took me to a social. I was nearing …

SYP Conference 2015

Posted on September 13, 2015 in London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

PUBLISHING: A THOROUGHLY MODERN BUSINESS We’re very excited to present the SYP Conference 2015, happening 21st November 2015 in Oxford! We’re looking forward to seeing all of you there. We’ll …

What is networking and why do we bother with it?

Posted on June 22, 2015 in London, News & Reviews

Networking is meeting and talking to people in the same or related industriesthat may share common goals or be working on similar projects.It is not all about how they can …

SYP Mentor Scheme 2015

Posted on February 20, 2015 in London, News & Reviews

“An inspiring new scheme for ambitious young people in publishing!” — Tom Weldon Part of the SYP’s mission is to provide tools for young publishing professionals to advance their careers while also …

Publishing Career Speed Dating – February 25th

Posted on February 17, 2015 in London

  Love publishing? Here’s your chance to mingle, bat your eyes and whisper sweet nothings to some of the industry’s top professionals. A huge success last year, the SYP’s Career Speed …

IPG Spring Conference 2015

Posted on February 3, 2015 in London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

  The 2015  annual IPG Spring Conference will take place from 4th – 6th March at the Heythorp Park Crowne Plaza hotel in Enstone, Oxfordshire. The SYP have very kindly …

Oxford University Press Job Opportunity

Posted on August 7, 2014 in London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

Web Marketing Executive About the Role We are looking for an enthusiastic, organized self-starter with a strong technical aptitude and previous marketing experience, to join us as a Web Marketing …

Oxford University Press Marketing Assistant Vacancy

Posted on October 25, 2013 in London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

About Oxford University Press Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford, which furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. …

The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2013

Posted on January 11, 2013 in London, News & Reviews, North, Oxford, Scotland

Recognising women’s creativity, professionalism and ambition in publishing Now accepting submissions Booktrust is delighted to call for submissions for the Kim Scott Walwyn Prize 2013, the national award recognising women’s …