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Gatekeepers: Fiction Publishing event & launch of Spread The Word imprint

Spread the Word, London’s writer development organisation, presents Gatekeepers: Fiction Publishing and the launch of Spread the Word’s publishing imprint, Flight Press.

7 December / 6pm – 9pm / Free Word Centre, Farringdon, London / £20 or £10 concessions

Join our friends at Spread the Word and their prestigious panel to discuss the motion ‘who are the gatekeepers of fiction now’?

The panel consists of:

Editor of The Bookseller, Phillip Jones (chair),
Faber & Faber Editor, Sarah Savitt,
Literary Agent, David Godwin,
Digital Publishing Director at Profile Books, Michael Bhaskar,
Chief Executive, Society of Authors, Nicola Solomon (plenary talk), 
Novelist Louise Doughty,
Online, Print and Live Writer, Gemma Seltzer.

Who or what are the decision-makers and influencers in the print and digital publishing world now, and where is the risk-taking going on? Join our panel of industry experts to discuss these questions and look at how both writers and publishers can best navigate this rapidly changing landscape and contribute to a thriving literary bio-diversity.

After the panel discussion, the audience will be invited to contribute to a Q & A and to join the panel and Spread the Word staff for festive drinks, mingling and the launch of Spread the Word’s publishing imprint Flight Press.

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