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Women in Publishing Symposium

Location:
Mathias Hall, Music Building, Bangor University
Time:
Saturday 15 February 2020, 10:00–16:00
Presenter:
School of Music and Media
Contact:
Dr Eben Muse

Women in Publishing Symposium

The Women in Publishing Symposium is a one-day event featuring women sharing their experiences and understanding of working in publishing, including the roles, challenges, and opportunities it offers. Speakers will include authors, editors, and publishing executives working in magazine and book publishing, digital and print, in Wales and in England.

Schedule

10:00

Welcome

10:15

Author as Publisher. Lyle Skains, Wonderbox Publishing

11:15

Introduction to the Books Council for Wales. Helgard Krause, CEO

11:30

Coffee break

11:45

Small Press Publishing: Caroline Oakley, Honno Welsh Women’s Press

12:15

"Indie Publishing Beyond the Kindle Boom"

Helgard Krause

Helena Earnshaw, Honno Press

Heather O’Connell

Lyle Skains

1:15

Lunch

2:00

The Production of Publishing Heather O’Connell, Bluebird Consulting

2:45

Opportunities for Women in Publishing: Young Publishing Entrepreneurs

Grug Muse, Y Stamp

Sadia Pineda, Lumin

Durre Shahwar, Where I'm Coming From

3:30

Q&A with all speakers

4:00

End