We talked to book marketer and founder of MoonAge Media, Gavin Hilzbrich about his long career in media, the advantages of being his own boss and the importance of taking one’s time to get to know books before embarking on a campaign.
We interviewed Wendy Toole, an editor who is an Advanced Professional Member and past Chair of the Society for Editors and Proofreaders. Wendy works mainly on academic and professional books and journal papers, specialising in history, English literature, art and architecture. We talked to her about what qualities she feels are important in an editor and her favourite thing about freelancing.
We spoke to Sally Brampton, author of Shoot the Damn Dog and former Editor-in-Chief of Elle Magazine about her books and her long and illustrious career in magazine publishing and journalism.
We asked author Jeanne-Marie Gescher about her new book All Under Heaven, her long career as a legal advisor to China’s British ambassadors and her vast knowledge on China’s economy and infrastructure.
We spoke to production specialist David Brimble about his vast experience working in production in-house and freelance, his work on BBC’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year books and his love of visiting printers who are passionate about what they do.
Andri Nel runs a digital publishing company called Digi-Taal and is completing her MA in Digital Publishing. Before coming to the UK she completed her undergraduate and honours degrees in Publishing at the University of Pretoria in South Africa and worked on numerous digital publishing projects with both authors and publishers. She is driven by a passion for publishing and the process behind creating books.
We spoke to Rebecca Souster, Self-Publishing Account Manager at Clays, about her role, the continued relevance of printed books for self-publishing, and her tips for self-publishing authors.
We talked to George Miller, translator and former editorial director of Oxford University Press’s Trade division and Granta Books, about his path towards translation from French and his website, Podularity, which features interviews with authors.