Fri, 10/05/2013 - 09:06
Nick Perrett, group strategy and digital director at HarperCollins, will open the FutureBook Innovation Workshop on 30th May, framing the afternoon's debate on how publishers can innovate and take charge of the digital disruption. Perrett will join Random House's Dan Franklin, the author...
Mon, 25/03/2013 - 09:30
The FutureBook Innovation Workshop is to return for a third year, with this year's half-day event taking place on 30th May. The workshop will once again be run in association with The Literary Platform, a website that explores the connections between books and technology.
This year's event will be run as part of Digital...
Thu, 14/02/2013 - 10:58
The Literary Platform and Bath Spa University have partnered on a new bursary for partnering writers and technologists, as a survey reveals writers do not feel well represented in debates around digital writing and publishing.
The Writing Platform Bursary was launched at TOC New York this week. It is intended to encourage...
Tue, 26/06/2012 - 08:10
Awesome founder Jeff Norton; Sarah Ellis, digital producer of the Royal Shakespeare Company; and Thomas Leliveld, chief commercial officer of Txtr, are to lead publishers in an afternoon of innovation at the second Futurebook Innovation Workshop in association with The Literary Platform.
Audience, storytelling, risk and innovation are...
Thu, 12/01/2012 - 08:39
Joanna Ellis, former marketing director at Faber, is to join The Literary Platform as associate director.
Ellis, who has worked at Faber since 2004, joins in March. Communications consultant Laura Creyke, who has previously worked at Usborne and Colman Getty with authors including Madonna, Jacqueline Wilson and Charlie Higson, joins...
Thu, 22/09/2011 - 08:45
Sophie Rochester, founder of digital site the Literary Platform, has been hired by Pan Macmillan in a web consultancy role.
She will work until early 2012 on collating, developing and curating content for the publisher's website, which is set to relaunch later this year. She will work alongside Pan Macmillan digital director Sara...