Your Career in Publishing

Monday 6th March 10:00 – 11:00 Geoffrey Manton 3.04

David Barker is Senior Lecturer in Publishing at the University of Derby. In his previous career he was Editorial Director (2006-11) at Continuum Publishing in New York, and then Publishing Director (2011-16) at Bloomsbury in London. He has worked across both academic and trade publishing and has a genuine interest in helping people from a wide range of interests get into the publishing industry.

This talk, titled “Your Career in Publishing”, will provide a broad overview of the publishing industry: the different sectors within it, the wide range of possible roles to pursue, the skills that employers in the industry are looking for, and possible ways to get your foot in the door. The talk will last about 40 minutes, with the opportunity for questions at the end.

Limited spaces so sign up now! 

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