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The Publishing Post aims to be a voice for people trying to break into the industry and also those who wish to learn more about the publishing industry by providing a platform where, as contributors and readers, publishing hopefuls can develop industry specific knowledge and skills, whilst showcasing their passion and love for all things book-related!

Exciting Events to Boost Your Publishing Career

Opening the Book: Working in Rights

The discussion will cover the day-to-day tasks that the rights department work on. This is a brilliant opportunity to get to know the industry better and understand how you can get your career started. 

An Evening with Malorie Blackman 

. Join renowned author Malorie Blackman to celebrate the release of the final instalment of the series that has gripped its readers for decades.

Wigtown Book Festival

This year’s Wigtown Book Festival will consist of a mixture of in-person and virtual events, from poetry and theatre to author talks and panels. Our top picks from this year’s line-up include: Justin A Reynolds Forever Ends on Friday (Online Event)

DESIblitz Literature Festival: Women of Colour in Publishing

This event, featuring a panel of women of colour publishing professionals including Hanah Chukwu and Farhana Shaikh, will include discussions of some of the vital issues the publishing industry faces in the wake of the findings of the ‘Rethinking Diversity in Publishing’ report released last year.

Morocco Bound Book Club September

Every month, the Morocco Bound Bookshop meets to discuss a different novel, and their September read is The Days of Abandonment. This novel captured the public of Italy, where it was first published, and has gone on to be translated in the UK, where it has had the same capturing effect on the British public. 

Bath Literary Festival

Bath Literary Festival is back! From September, Topping & Company Booksellers are hosting a range of fantastic events and evenings with renowned authors. Events include an evening with the author of the incredible Birdsong, Sebastian Faulks, who will be discussing his new novel.

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