This is the fourth instalment of my Indie Introductions series, where I profile independent publishers (as opposed to the Big Four) whose work I love and want to shout about. If you want to delve into the series at length, my previous profiles can be found here. Today, however, is going to be a little … Continue reading Indie (imprint) introductions: Serpent’s Tail
Welcome to Indie Introductions, my series profiling some of the UK's marvellous independent publishers. Previously, I have profiled Salt Publishing and Granta Books; this time, it's the turn of Influx Press. Influx Press: a brief introduction: Influx Press is a small independent publishing house based in Hackney, north London. It was originally set up in … Continue reading Indie introductions: Influx Press
Welcome to Indie Introductions, where I profile independent publishers whose work I want to shout about. Last month, I wrote about Salt Publishing; this time, it's the turn of the brilliant Granta Books. Granta: a brief introduction: You might have already heard of Granta Magazine, a literature and photojournalism magazine. Originally a Cambridge student magazine, … Continue reading Indie introductions: Granta Books
A profile of one of my favourite British independent publishers: Salt Publishing.
It will come as no shock to anyone for me to admit that I buy quite a lot of books. In spite of endless attempts to "be good" and save a little money, my willpower crumbles at the first sight of a decently stocked bookshop. Over the years, I've also gotten into the habit of … Continue reading Book-buying without the guilt: buying from independent bookshops and publishers
I think it's fair to say that most serious book-lovers consider a career in publishing at some stage. It's the perfect fit: an opportunity to be at the centre of the industry that has provided you with so much joy. If you're an arts or humanities student without an obvious career path post-gradation, publishing can … Continue reading Getting into publishing: a question of experience?