Publishers debate mental health impact of the pandemic

Publishers debate mental health impact of the pandemic

Publishers and behavioural change specialists discussed the impact of the pandemic on the mental health of publishing professionals at The Bookseller’s Marketing & Publicity Conference.  

Chaired by Bookseller comment editor Molly Flatt on 15th June, panelists discussed the difficulties of starting new jobs from home, the boundaries between work and home life, toxic productivity, the unforgiving nature of social media and preparations for a return to the office.  

Sabah Khan (pictured), head of publicity at Simon & Schuster, started her new job in February this year. She told delegates th...

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