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Get into Book Publishing March 2021

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This, 4-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the publishing industry.

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An industry-supported introduction to publishing for those who are new to the industry.

This, 4-day course provides a comprehensive overview of the publishing industry and a good understanding of the business. It gives you an expert insight into the structure of a publishing house and the main roles within it - editorial and design, production, rights, sales and marketing – with the primary aim to help you identify the right area for you. It will also give you some valuable skills to aid employment and is an excellent opportunity to meet key figures in publishing.

The course is taught by experts from across publishing who provide an up-to-date, practical and relevant look at the industry.

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Day 1

How to get a job in Publishing - Rhiannon Griffith, Inspired Selection

The Book Market an Overview - Mavis Sarfo, Neilsen Bookscan

Commissioning - Ore Abaje-Williams, Harper Collins

Day 2

Reading Matters - Alison David, Egmont UK

Being a Literary Agent - Max Edwards, Aevitas Creative

PR - Bengono Besasala, Harper Collins

Audio Books - Catherine Daly, Faber & Faber

Day 3

Marketing - Noel Murphy, Granta

Editing - Anna Davidson, Faber & Faber

Rights - Aisling Smyhth and Sarah Davis, Harper Collins

Day 4

Book Production - Heather O'Connell, Bluebird Consulting

Sales - Lucy Keeker, PRH

How Publishers make Money - Alan Hurcombe, Hodder Education

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