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Vintage Publishing to Host Internship

Posted on August 14, 2011 in News & Reviews

Kay Peddle Donates Prize Money to Help Fund Initiative Kay Peddle, the winner of the 2011 Kim Scott Walwyn Prize, is to donate her prize money towards funding a paid …

Oxford Seacourt Printing Trip

Posted on August 3, 2011 in Uncategorized

    It’s not easy being green. Or so a frog puppet with ping pong ball eyes once informed me. However, since the song’s debut in 1970, the environmentalism movement …

The Annual SYP Pub Quiz!!!

Posted on July 19, 2011 in News & Reviews

We’re delighted to announce that the Society of Young Publisher’s Annual Pub Quiz will be on the 23rd of August. This year’s event is taking place in trendy club Proud …

Digital Skills in Publishing

Posted on July 15, 2011 in Uncategorized

  So in a world where the Kindle, the iPad and phrases like ‘multi-platform publishing’ are bandied about by those in the know, the age of digital has clearly hit …

Meet the 2011 SYP Oxford Committee

Posted on July 8, 2011 in Uncategorized

  Co-Chair: Chris Boor from beautiful Bury St. Edmunds in Sunny Suffolk An Editor at Boardworks, working on products for the U.S. market – currently High School U.S. History. Along …

The SYP Mentoring Scheme 2011

Posted on July 6, 2011 in News & Reviews

Do you have a goal or objective which could be realised through productive support, discussion, encouragement or impartial advice from an experienced industry professional? The Society of Young Publishers is …

Writing Bonds

Posted on July 6, 2011 in Uncategorized

When: Thursday 26th May 2011 Where: The Compass (Islington) Who: Ellie Irving – debut children’s novelist          Jodie Marsh – Agent at United Agents          Becky Stradwick – Editorial Director …

London Book Club: June

Posted on June 27, 2011 in Uncategorized

      On Tuesday 7th June, the SYP London Book Club came together to discuss Don DeLillo’s White Noise. The group took place in the top-floor bar at Waterstone’s …

London Book Club: May

Posted on June 8, 2011 in Uncategorized

    The verdict: 6.9/10   May in the SYP London Book Club took us to New York in the 1840s and the tale of nice-but-dim Catherine, her strict domineering …

The Dark Age to the Digital Age

Posted on May 25, 2011 in Uncategorized

      The Oxford SYP’s most recent monthly speaker event brought together two experts on the history of publishing and challenged the audience to consider the past as it …

Publishing Society forming in the North!

Posted on May 24, 2011 in News & Reviews

Being part of a Northern based publishing company, I am sure you can appreciate how valuable a sense of community can be in the competitive world of publishing. A group …

Kim Scott Walwyn Prize Winner’s Announcement Event

Posted on April 16, 2011 in News & Reviews

Thursday 5 May 6.30-8.30pm Free Word Centre, 60 Farringdon Road, London EC1R 3GA Free for members and non-members The Kim Scott Walwyn Prize was founded in honour of Kim Scott …