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SYP LDN Career Cafe – Tips & Tricks for your first 5 years in Design

Posted on August 14, 2020 in London

Getting a foot through the publishing door can be tricky. Entry-level positions can be few and far between and knowing how to put yourself in the best stead to get …

How we got started in Publishing: Jess Stevens

Posted on August 10, 2020 in UK

Jess Stevens, Artworker Apprentice at Bloomsbury Academic & Professional shares her thoughts on how you should never stop trying.   Growing up I had a difficult relationship with reading, I …

An August Without the Edinburgh Book Festival

Posted on August 10, 2020 in Scotland

As lockdown continues, most cities are eerily quiet, but none are so haunting as Edinburgh city centre in August. After years of grumbling about the festival, a lot of people …

Digital Communication in Publishing

Posted on August 2, 2020 in Oxford

The world is changing. It has been changing rapidly for the last 15 years. Two of the most game-changing disruptions have been the technological revolution and the social revolution (this …

How we got started in Publishing: Leyla Mehmet

Posted on July 29, 2020 in UK

Leyla Mehmet, KCL English student, shares her first experiences of the publishing industry I’m Leyla, a soon to be a third-year student who is studying English and has absolutely loved …

How we got started in publishing: Paige Henderson

Posted on July 17, 2020 in UK

COVID-19: Improving access to arts and culture Paige Henderson, Publishing Coordinator at Lendal Press, shares her lockdown reflections on the creative industries. Did you know you were probably seven-years-old when …

Industry Trailblazers

Posted on July 7, 2020 in Oxford

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dqNOhQRnEGo&feature=youtu.be   In this first episode of our new series on diversity in publishing, SYP Oxford have spoken to 4 authors and publishers about their takes on diverse employment …

How we got started in publishing: Anna Shannon

Posted on July 6, 2020 in UK

Continuing the discussion of how our SYP committee got into Publishing, with Anna Shannon, SYP UK Treasurer 2020. There are many routes into Publishing. For me the power of stories …

SYP Scotland Event Transcript: 20/20 Visibility in Publishing

Posted on July 1, 2020 in Scotland

On 28th June, chair Hope Ndaba was joined by Ever Dundas, Sha Nazir, Nathaniel Kunitsky and Eris Young. You can watch the panel here.   Hope: To everyone who’s with …

SYP Southwest Publishing for Everyone Convention Round Up!

Posted on June 22, 2020 in News & Reviews

Before we were all forced to work from home and resulting to video calls rather than face to face relationships, the Southwest committee had grand plans for our first publishing …

An SYP Scotland Chat with Shantanu Duttagupta of Scholastic India

Posted on June 22, 2020 in Scotland

When the world went into lockdown and it was clear that large gatherings weren’t a possibility in the near future, looking at a blank calendar of events felt like a …

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How we got started in publishing pt.2

Posted on June 16, 2020 in News & Reviews

Next up in our series on how the SYP committee got into publishing is Anna Shannon, SYP UK Treasurer 2020. There are many routes into publishing. For me the power …