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SYP Annual Conference – Saturday 1 November 2008

Posted on May 29, 2008 in News & Reviews

Publishing 2.0: The Reader Revolution As the ‘Web 2.0’ trend of users collaborating and sharing information continues to grow on the internet, the changing ways in which publishers and readers …

Indies Are Vibrant

Posted on May 17, 2008 in News & Reviews

Work Experience Ads

Posted on May 8, 2008 in News & Reviews

Advertising for work experience is easy, simply complete the form by heading to www.thesyp.org.uk/memberads.php, where you can detail your career aspirations, availability and background. Here publishers can view adverts and …

SYP Seminar at London Book Fair 2008 Feedback

Posted on May 8, 2008 in News & Reviews

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New Oxford Committee Secretary needed

Posted on May 8, 2008 in News & Reviews

We are looking for an enthusiastic and organised person to join the Oxford Committee as Secretary. The current secretary, Clare Caruana, is moving to London and we need to find …

Annual SYP BTBS pub Quiz

Posted on May 8, 2008 in News & Reviews

Due to very high demand we’ve had to close further entries for the Pub Quiz; as there are very few spaces left please email pubquiz@thesyp.org.uk to put your name on …

Psycho Commissioning Editor

Posted on May 8, 2008 in Uncategorized

They sent me to America because I needed to do some business there and also because I think they wanted my desk for the intern, who’s 22, hot and likes …

A Day in the Life of a… Publicity Officer

Posted on April 30, 2008 in Uncategorized

What does an average day as a Publicity Officer for a small independent publishing house involve? The first thing I do is check and answer my emails, and skim-read the …

Kingston University Free Masterclasses Autumn term

Posted on April 27, 2008 in News & Reviews

Masterclass Programme for Autumn, Monday evenings from 6-8pm. Kingston University, Penrhyn Road, Kingston KT1 2EE, in John Galsworthy Building, room JG3007 (click here for details about how to get to …

Bridget Moans

Posted on April 25, 2008 in Uncategorized

Things I love about working in publishing: the books (well, duh); the lovely people I work with; getting out of work when it’s still daylight (in the summer anyhow); the …

LBF Seminar 2008

Posted on April 22, 2008 in Uncategorized

  The Marlborough Room was packed tighter than the Northern Line at rush hour for the ‘Getting Ahead in UK Publishing’ seminar. Alison Baverstock (Chair) kicked off with a bit …

SYP Seminar at London Book Fair 2008 Feedback

Posted on April 21, 2008 in News & Reviews

Send us your feedback! Were you at this event? If so, did you enjoy it? How could it have been improved? Please send us your feedback via our online form.