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May 2017

Commissioning Crime

May 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Jam Factory, Hollybush Row
Oxford, OX1 1HU United Kingdom
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A speaker event for budding editors and crime and thriller enthusiasts – join the SYP Oxford on Thursday 25th May to learn about what’s hot in the commissioning world of crime and thrillers! Thrillers, crime fiction, and psychological novels are all the rage at the moment; everyone is reading them, commissioning them, and fighting to acquire them at book fairs. Come and hear from Francesca Pathak, Senior Commissioning Editor at Orion Fiction (Hachette UK), and Emily Yau, Commissioning Editor at…

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How to assert yourself in publishing – Speaker Event

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Better Bankside Community Space, 18 Great Guildford St
London, SE1 0FD United Kingdom
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Join us for our next speaker event of the year in which our panel of publishing experts will be discussing how to assert yourself in your role. It can be scary joining a new office, or starting out in publishing, and in a very female-heavy industry in which men are very often at the top it can be hard to speak up for yourself. Publishing involves a lot of meetings too, and it can be daunting to speak your mind.…

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June 2017

SYP Oxford June Book Club

June 5 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Jericho Tavern, 56 Walton Street
Oxford, OX2 6AE United Kingdom
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Come join us for a drink and a chat about Stay With Me by Ayòbámi Adébáyò. Is Adebayo’s incredible debut going to win the Baileys Prize?   Yejide is hoping for a miracle, for a child. It is all her husband wants, all her mother-in-law wants, and she has tried everything – arduous pilgrimages, medical consultations, appeals to God. But when her relatives insist upon a new wife, it is too much for Yejide to bear. It will lead to…

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SYP June Social

June 14 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The George Inn, 75-77 Borough High Street
Southwark, London SE1 1NH United Kingdom
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Join us for our next social! New to publishing, looking to make some more publishing friends or catch up with old ones - whether you're an SYP member or a not, come and join us at this free event for some lively publishing chatter and bookish debates.

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What is next for the creative industries post-Brexit? – Speaker Event

June 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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The Creative Industries Federation called upon the government to appreciate the importance of creative industries after triggering article 50 (Brexit). There is however fears for future development and finances for the publishing industry when agencies such as local authorities (schools/libraries) and an uncertain economy loom. So is it all doom and gloom? This panel will discuss what they think is going to happen to the industry within the next couple of years and what publishers need to be doing/producing to…

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July 2017

SYP Summer Book Swap

July 15 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Stratford Bus Station, London, E15 1XJ United Kingdom + Google Map
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It’s that lovely time of year again. Join us for our annual SYP Summer Picnic & Book Swap! As always, there will be a twist – we’re asking that you do three simple things: Choose a book of yours that you want to share with the world Wrap it in plain paper Add three brief but intriguing bullet points to “sell” it to a prospective new owner We’ll be meeting at Stratford Bus Station (right next to Stratford train station/Stratford…

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August 2017

SYP Annual Pub Quiz

August 24 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Time to get quizzical! The annual opportunity to test your mental muscles is here again! We hope you will join us at the hugely (if we may say so ourselves) popular Society of Young Publishers’ Annual Pub Quiz. What you need to do now is gather a team of max. 6, or sign up as an individual and we will place you in a team. Not only is it a fun event, but it’s also a great opportunity to meet…

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September 2017

SYP September Social

September 7 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Join us for our next social! New to publishing, looking to make some more publishing friends or catch up with old ones - whether you're an SYP member or a not, come and join us at this free event for some lively publishing chatter and bookish debates.

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