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Queer Fish in God’s Waiting Room book launch

Posted on January 21, 2008 in News & Reviews

Legend Press are launching their latest novel – the fabulously titled Queer Fish in God’s Waiting Room – on Tuesday 29th January at 6.30pm at Riflemaker Gallery, 29 Beak Street, …

OPuS International evening 2008

Posted on January 21, 2008 in News & Reviews

On the 29th January at 6.30pm OPuS are holding their annual and well-loved networking evening. This year it will have an Indian theme, and will be an opportunity to eat, …

SYP AGM 2007-8 – InPrint Online Report

Posted on January 21, 2008 in Uncategorized

Dear readers, The SYP Annual General Meeting on the 16th January was, as usual, an action packed affair.  A full report can be found here, but what I wanted to …

Careers Conference 2007 – Literary Agent Workshop

Posted on January 21, 2008 in Uncategorized

In the literary agent workshop, Pat White gave a fascinating insight into the role of a literary agent and their place in the publishing industry today. Entering publishing as a …

Careers Conference 2007 – Magazine Publishing Workshop

Posted on January 21, 2008 in Uncategorized

Leander Reeves began an interesting and entertaining magazine publishing workshop by telling delegates that success in the magazine business was very much dependant on the type of personality each individual …

SYP Committee – IT Developer Vacancy

Posted on January 14, 2008 in News & Reviews

As part of ongoing plans to develop our web presence and provide an effective service to our members, the SYP is currently looking for an energetic, dedicated IT Developer to …

Gurdeep's Column

Posted on January 7, 2008 in Uncategorized

  Someone recently asked me why it was that most of my columns, which I’ve been writing for the SYP for three years now, are so off topic; why it …

Gurdeep’s Column

Posted on January 7, 2008 in Uncategorized

  Someone recently asked me why it was that most of my columns, which I’ve been writing for the SYP for three years now, are so off topic; why it …

Online Membership Temporarily ‘Offline’

Posted on December 24, 2007 in News & Reviews

Due to the closure of our online retail partner, The BookPlace, you will not be able to join or renew your membership online at present. We are in the process …

The SYP at Christmas

Posted on December 16, 2007 in News & Reviews

Now that the festive season is upon us, we at the SYP are winding down and counting down the hours until 2008.  Please allow more time during the holidays for …

Editorial Training Offer for SYP members

Posted on December 13, 2007 in News & Reviews

Editorial Training are offering SYP members a 20% discount on all their short courses, which include: Copy-editing for Publishers – 2-3 November 2009 Proofreading for Publishers – 20 July 2009 …

London Book Fair 2008 preview

Posted on December 13, 2007 in News & Reviews

A Taste of the LBF Global Seminar Programme The London Book Fair hosts a rich seminar programme that stimulates debate and informs professionals about the topical issues facing the global …