Network to make children's publishing less London-centric, say CBN founders

Network to make children's publishing less London-centric, say CBN founders

The founders of Children's Book North have encouraged industry staffers in the north to network as they look to reduce publishing's London focus. 

In a keynote delivered by the three founders of Children's Books North (CBN), a network established to connect industry professionals in the north of England and Scotland, Children's Conference delegates were told the importance of bringing northern talent to the forefront of publishing. 

Emma Layfield (pictured), Hachette Group's picture book development director in the north and co-founder of CBN, has moved from London to Manchester. "You've ...

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