Wed 6 November 2019 at 6.30 pm

Eight scenarios for the future of publishing

Galley Club event

Taking Place: The Water Rats, Grays Inn Road, Kings Cross

Come to hear Angus Phillips and Michael Bhaskar, two foremost ‘activists’ in the book publishing world, from the ink-on-paper school through to the on-screen publications which punctuate our book world.  Angus and Michael will present some thought experiments around the future of publishing, taken from the conclusion of their new book The Oxford Handbook of Publishing.

The Handbook marks the coming of age of the scholarship in publishing studies with a comprehensive exploration of current research, featuring contributions from both industry professionals and internationally renowned scholars on subjects such as copyright, corporate social responsibility, globalizing markets, and changing technology.

Angus Phillips is Director of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing at Oxford Brookes University. Michael Bhaskar is a writer, digital publisher, researcher and entrepreneur. He is Co-Founder of Canelo, a new kind of publishing company based in London.