From regular panels, workshops and networking events, to our bi-annual all-day conference, we host regular events around the country to explore current trends and debates in the industry to help you develop the skills and contacts you need to progress in your career. We also hold socials including quizzes, book clubs, exhibition trips and book swaps to help you keep in touch with your literature-loving peers.
Most of our events are held in our main branch regions but we also go on the road with the Bookseller to reach new cities so please do take a look at what we've got coming up near you.
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A speaker event for those keen to get into the publishing industry. Join the SYP Oxford for an event to “Jumpstart Your Career in Publishing”. Learn how to network like a professional, keep your cool in interviews, write the ultimate CV, and find the job that’s right for you. Hear from Claire Louise Kemp, Senior Account Manager at Kudos Innovations, with over 5 years’ experience in publishing recruitment; Kellie Millar, Recruitment Manager at Atwood Tate; Chloë Rose, cofounder of blog…Find out more »
Come join us for a night of Cluedo with a publishing twist! Who could have committed this horrible crime? Was it the Editorial Director in the Dining Room with the libel lawsuit, or was it the Marketing Executive in the Study with the negative review response? Put on your thinking caps and enjoy a night of mystery and fun with the Society of Young Publishers. Free for members; £2 for non-members.Find out more »
Come join us for a drink (or two) and a chat to discuss Homegoing by Yas Gyasi. *Please note there is a change to our normal venue as The Jericho Tavern is out of commission that night* In a nutshell: Effia and Esi: two sisters with two very different destinies. One sold into slavery; one a slave trader's wife. The consequences of their fate reverberate through the generations that follow. Taking us from the Gold Coast of Africa to the cotton-picking plantations of…Find out more »