Page: Publishing is too 'London-centric'

Page: Publishing is too 'London-centric'

Publishing is a very “London-centric” business which has to “stop”, Faber’s c.e.o Stephen Page has said, while adding that the industry is “toe curlingly” white and middle class.

Speaking at the launch of a new postgraduate degree in publishing at the University of Derby, part of a bid to promote publishing in the North and the Midlands, Page also said changes to bring diversity into the industry weren’t happening fast enough.

“There is a huge move from publishers to [bring people into the industry] in a professional way… making the industry represent society. The industry just does not. ...

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