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Diary of a Publishing Wannabe

Posted on November 28, 2008 in Uncategorized

  The first weeks of my publishing course have whizzed past and I have decided – as I sit on a stationary Eurostar train stuck in the depths of the …

A Review of the SYP Annual Conference

Posted on November 28, 2008 in News & Reviews

The biggest event of the SYP year has been and gone.  In all, there were over 230 people in attendance, including 32 speakers, to thoroughly debate the questions surrounding the …

SYP AGM 2009: Publishers’ Question Time

Posted on November 28, 2008 in News & Reviews

The first details have now been announced for a very special SYP Annual General Meeting on January 21st.  As well as having the opportunity to vote on new committee members …

Pictures From The SYP Conference

Posted on November 25, 2008 in Uncategorized

Dear Readers, As some of you might be aware, we had a conference on Saturday, the 22nd of November.   It was the SYP’s Annual Conference – our biggest event of …

SYP Annual Conference 2008 flyer

Posted on November 17, 2008 in News & Reviews

UCL map/sign in details

Posted on November 17, 2008 in News & Reviews

When you arrive, please head for the sign in desks, which are based in the North Cloisters, off the Gower Street entrance.    

London SYP Speaker Meeting – Publicity: Staying in the Public Eye

Posted on November 13, 2008 in Uncategorized

SYP welcomed Danuta Kean, Rosie Glaisher and Pru Rowlandson to October’s Speaker Meeting. Each has had a unique experience of working within the field of publicity and they were able …

SYP Annual Conference: Publishing 2.0 The Reader Revolution

Posted on November 11, 2008 in News & Reviews

Click here for more details. Registration is now closed. This year’s Conference will examine the digital approach taken by web-savvy publishers and the changing relationship with readers in years ahead. …

Publishing literature in Europe in the 21st century conferen

Posted on November 11, 2008 in News & Reviews

Friday 14 November 2008, 9.30am – 4.30pm at the Goethe Institute in London.  This is a joint British-German-French publishers event.  Tickets: £35 professionals, £20 students (SYP members are entitled to …

Why Does Jonathan Ross Say These Things?

Posted on November 5, 2008 in Uncategorized

Georgina Baillie, the young woman at the centre of the controversy surrounding the lewd remarks left by Jonathan Ross and Russell Brand on Andrew Sach’s answer machine, has now called …

SYP Annual Conference: Publishing 2.0 The Reader Revolution

Posted on November 5, 2008 in News & Reviews

Click here for more details and to register your ticket. This year’s Conference will examine the digital approach taken by web-savvy publishers and the the changing relationship with readers in …

The SYP goes international

Posted on November 5, 2008 in News & Reviews

SYP Chair Jon Slack, recently attended the Frankfurt Book Fair, where he set in motion a new initiative: the creation of an international network of young publishers who will meet …