Publishing Podcasts

The Value of Literary Festivals - webinar recording

Podcast Episode: 93 - (video)

A practitioner-oriented online event

An online webinar on the value of literary festivals and their future in a post-Covid world. Both academics and practitioners discussed the challenges faced by literary festivals in the time of the pandemic, and what lessons can be drawn for how events are run. Speakers from Ireland, Italy and the UK included Sally Dunsmore, Guido Guerzoni, Miriam Johnson, Catherine Moylan, Julianne Mooney, Bernadette Quinn, Giulia Rossetti, and Michela Zin.


Posted on 26 Mar 2021 around 10am

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Nicolas Cheetham, CEO of Head of Zeus

Podcast Episode: 92 - (video)

Angus Phillips in conversation with Nicolas Cheetham, CEO of Head of Zeus and the publisher of Liu Cixin’s works in the UK. Nicolas talks about the success of the books, SF in China, and future publication plans. Liu Cixin was the first Chinese author to win the prestigious Hugo Award. President Barack Obama praised his The Three-Body Problem as ‘just wildly imaginative’ and Mark Zuckerberg recommended it to his Facebook followers.  This webinar was an event for the Book Club established by the Confucius Institute at Oxford Brookes.


Posted on 26 Mar 2021 around 9am

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Richard Lennon

Podcast Episode: 91 - (video)

Angus Phillips in conversation with Richard Lennon, Publishing Director at Penguin Random House Audio. Richard talks about trends in the UK audio market, some recent bestsellers, and the kind of projects that work well as audiobooks.


Posted on 16 Dec 2020 around 5pm

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Nitasha Devasar

Podcast Episode: 90 - (video)

Nitasha Devasar is Managing Director, Taylor and Francis India & South Asia, and President of the Association of Publishers in India (API). Her book Publishers on Publishing: Inside India’s Book Business gives a panoramic insider view of Indian publishing. We hear about the landscape of publishing in India, in particular academic publishing, and of developments in research and higher education.


Posted on 20 Jul 2020 around 9am

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How to break into the media industry with Rory Bremner and OICP

Podcast Episode: 89

Angus Phillips and Alexandra Shakespeare and Rory Bremner

OICP's Angus Phillips and Alexandra Shakespeare recently took part in a panel discussion for Oxford school www.doverbroecks.com on how to break into the Media, Journalism and Publishing industries. 

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Duration: 00:47:08

Posted on 09 Jul 2020 around 10pm

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Catherine Stokes of Nosy Crow.

Podcast Episode: 88 - (video)

Catherine is Head of Sales and Marketing at the independent children's publishing company Nosy Crow. She talks about trends in children's publishing, the success of middle grade books, and issues such as diversity and the impact of the corona virus.


Posted on 24 Jun 2020 around 9pm

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Alex Shakespeare in Conversation with Farrah Storr

Podcast Episode: 87 - (video)

Everything that I've learnt about journalism...that your college probably won't tell you. Farrah Storr discusses the things that she has learnt and how they have got her where she is today. Farrah Storr, Editor-in-Chief of ELLE UK


Posted on 19 Jun 2020 around 6pm

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Daniel Bunyard of Michael Joseph

Podcast Episode: 86 - (video)

Daniel Bunyard is a Publishing Director and Head of Non-fiction publishing at Penguin Michael Joseph, a division of Penguin Random House. He talks about the motivations behind the purchasing of books and what kinds of purchases are being made in a time of corona virus.


Posted on 16 Jun 2020 around 2pm

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Alex Shakespeare in Conversation with Samantha Harman

Podcast Episode: 85 - (video)

Samantha Harman is the editor of the Oxford Mail. She discusses regional journalism, making it pay, trust in local news and the effects of the covid-19 virus.


Posted on 06 Jun 2020 around 4pm

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Mike Shatzkin

Podcast Episode: 84 - (video)

Mike Shatzkin is a respected commentator on the book business. He covers a wide range of topics from digital change, ebooks and the supply chain to the future of the Big Five publishers.


Posted on 02 Jun 2020 around 8am

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Angus Phillips in conversation with Jonathan Glasspool of Bloomsbury

Podcast Episode: 83

Jonathan Glasspool is Managing Director of Bloomsbury Academic & Professional and President of Bloomsbury USA. He is interviewed by Angus Phillips of the Oxford International Centre for Publishing at Oxford Brookes University. He offers his expert view on non-consumer publishing including academic and specialist publishing. He predicts a further shift towards digital, for example in the library market.


Posted on 26 May 2020 around 2pm

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Angus Phillips in discussion with Andre Breedt of Nielsen

Podcast Episode: 82 - (video)

Andre Breedt shares recent trends in the UK book market and internationally. He discusses genres and categories in the consumer market, and shows 2020 sales data from Italy during the virus lockdown.


Posted on 04 May 2020 around 1pm

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Media, Journalism and Publishing at Oxford Brookes University

Podcast Episode: 81 - (video)

Alex Shakespeare

Alex Shakespeare tells us about the courses for undergraduates at the Oxford International Centre for Publishing


Posted on 12 Apr 2020 around 2pm

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Mariana Morris on UX Design

Podcast Episode: 80

Mariana runs her own company, Fruto. In this talk Mariana explains all about her company and how they work with clients on their user experience projects.

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Duration: 00:41:38

Posted on 12 Mar 2019 around 8pm

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Book Data from Nielsen

Podcast Episode: 79

Andre Breedt

Andre Breedt gives a detailed talk about using data about book sales.

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Duration: 00:39:30

Posted on 18 Nov 2018 around 6pm

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Digital workflow at OUP

Podcast Episode: 78

James Quinney and Sean Pankhurst (Oxford University Press)

James Quinney, Content Architect, and Sean Pankhurst, Senior Digital Content Controller, Oxford University Press explain their roles within the digital content delivery team at OUP and talk about practicalities of digital workflow and digital issues faced by this publishing house. 

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Duration: 00:40:09

Posted on 18 Mar 2018 around 12pm

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