Publishing Day

Everything you ever wanted to know about publishing but were afraid to ask – and more! Publishing Day was back in 2019 by popular demand, offering the perspectives of publishers, authors and editors.

Grace Vincent: Publicity – how to promote yourself and your book (Publishing Day Event)

The hard part is over. You’ve written a book. But how do you get anyone to know about it? Or even read it? In this session, senior publicist Grace Vincent from the Little, Brown Book Group will run through the basics of how book publicity works – within the publishing industry – and what you […]

Louise Boland: Publicity – small publishers championing new writers (Publishing Day Event)

These days, it is often smaller publishing houses who support and champion new authors. Established in 2017 and already making its mark in the world of literary prizes, Fairlight Books aims to publish and nurture new fiction writers. In this session, Fairlight’s CEO, Louise Boland looks at how small publishers differ from larger ones and […]

Chris Higgins: An author’s perspective – Insights into the publishing industry (Publishing Day Event)

Chris Higgins, a best-selling and award-winning author, has had 25 books published over the past 12 years in 13 different countries so can claim to be something of an expert in this area. Chris shares her insights into the changing face of the publishing industry. She also talks about how to get an agent, expectations […]

Rose Tomaszewska: What’s your novel about? It’s all in the pitch. (Publishing Day Event)

Have you ever been asked ‘What’s your book about?’ only to be self-deprecating, trip over your tongue or waffle nonsensically? Rose Tomaszewska commissions fiction and non-fiction for the Quercus literary imprint riverrun. Learn how she pitches books to her team and the publishing industry, and how this can help you get attention, summarise your work […]