Recent and Future Events | Publishing

Tue 1 October 2019 at 12.00 pm

Bas Straub - Konvertus

Bas Straub (Konvertus)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - JHB205

Bas started Konvertus a company specializing in (ebook) production for publishers. He is organizer of the APE pre-conference day and has been involved in STM’s Intensive Journal Course since 2012.

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 8 October 2019 at 12.00 pm

Jasmine Richards - Storymix

Jasmine Richards (Storymix)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - JHB205

STORYMIX is a fiction production company with a focus on more inclusive representation in children's books. Jasmine Richards, the founder of STORYMIX, has over 15 years’ experience in commissioning and editing fiction including roles at Hamish Hamilton, Puffin, and Dutton Books in New York.  

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 5 November 2019 at 12.00 pm

Ella Khan - DWK Literary Agency

Ella Khan (DWK Literary Agency)

DKW is a dynamic and creative boutique literary agency providing a personal and professional management service to authors of outstanding fiction and non-fiction.

DKW was founded in 2012 by Ella Diamond Kahn and Bryony Woods.

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 12 November 2019 at 12.00 pm

XML at Oxford University Press

Mark Dunn (OUP)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - JHB205

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Tue 19 November 2019 at 12.00 pm

What They Didn’t Teach You In Design School this year

Phil Cleaver (et al design consultants)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - JHB205

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Wed 20 November 2019 at 6.00 pm

Everything that I’ve learnt about journalism…that your college probably won’t tell you

Farrah Storr (ELLE UK)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes, Main Lecture Theatre, John Henry Brookes Building

Farrah Storr is Editor-in-Chief of ELLE UK and will be discussing the things that she has learnt and how they have got her where she is today. She will talk about the following:

  • How moving jobs every 18 months taught her to be a better leader
  • How social media is the secret to great journalism
  • Why there's no such thing as a magazine brand's 'voice'...and don't let anyone tell you otherwise
  • Why great covers are not about the celebrity on the cover

Book here

Type of Event: Brookes University | Publishing

Wed 29 January 2020 at 12.00 pm

Me Books

Eric Huang (Development Director at Made in Me)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - CLC.G.06

Made in Me make innovative and inspirational apps, games, websites, books and videos.  Eric will talk about his career in book publishing, brand development, TV, gaming and the world of children’s entertainment.  He will demonstrate Me Books: the ultimate collection of digital books and comics for kids and tell you the story behind the product. 

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Wed 5 February 2020 at 12.00 pm

Fun marketing topics

Noel Murphy (Freelance Marketing)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - CLC.G.06

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Wed 12 February 2020 at 12.00 pm

The importance of Metadata

Graham Bell (Executive Director, EDItEUR)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - CLC.G.06

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Wed 19 February 2020 at 12.00 pm

UX Design and what we do at Fruto

Mariana Morris (Fruto)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - CLC.G.06

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Wed 26 February 2020 at 12.00 pm

Typefaces, texts, and global documents

Gerry Leonidas (Reading University)

Taking Place: Oxford Brookes University - CLC.G.06

Type of Event: Publishing | Lunchtime Digital Seminars

Conference:

By the Book7

Start date: Tue 23 June 2020

23 to 25 June 2020

Taking place:

Villa Finaly, Florence

By the Book7 brings together industry professionals, educators, and scholars to examine key issues around readership and publishing, as well as to discuss the developing field of publishing studies. Presentations will take different forms to accommodate the range of academic, professional, educational, and independent voices that make By the Book, now in its seventh year, such a unique conference. In previous years themes have included Building Audiences (2016), Curation (2017) and Power (2019).

Further Details

Type of Conference: Publishing

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