Director at Arthur C Clarke Award
Tom Hunter, director of the Arthur C. Clarke Award, explores how science and speculative fiction publishing is dealing with the growing demand for diverse work.... Read more
Editor at The Bookseller
As Hachette UK releases its first Ethnicity Pay Gap report, Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest efforts to hire and publish inclusively.... Read more
Co-founder and publisher at Unbound
Independent publisher John Mitchinson explains why readers, writers and publishers should be more plugged into one another.
Founder at Business Book Awards
Lucy McCarraher, founder of the Business Book Awards, reflects on gender discrimination in the publishing industry.
Philip Jones reflects on the book trade's latest gender pay gap reports.
Caroline Duong thinks publishers should be looking to collaborate with micro—not macro—influencers online.
Acorn Intelligence's co-founder Ross Caveille shares his top tips for working successfully with sponsored brands.
Author at Penguin Random House UK
Kit de Waal introduces the newly launched Primadonna Festival, a celebration of brilliant writing by brilliant women and diverse voices.
Co-founder at CreateFuture
Nathan Fulwood, co-founder of creative consultancy CreateFuture, explains how a creative problem-solving approach can benefit publishers. ... Read more
Agent at Curtis Brown
Agent Cathryn Summerhayes argues that instead of book fairs being events to "survive", they instead provide opportunities for publishing professionals to thrive.
Philip Jones believes poor pay persists across the whole books sector—Waterstones should not be facing the issue alone.
Manager at Waterstones Horsham
Kurde Atfield, manager of Waterstones in Horsham, calls for perspective as real living wage campaigners pile pressure on Waterstones m.d. James Daunt. ... Read more
Chancellor’s Fellow in Cultural and Creative Industries at the University of Edinburgh
Dave O'Brien investigates the hidden barriers that have resulted in major underrepresentation in publishing.
Philip Jones looks ahead to assess how the publishing industry will weather Brexit.
Senior director of publishing at Kickstarter
Kickstarter's senior director of publishing, Margot Atwell, predicts what successful publishers will look like in 2025.