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‘Despite the high volume of books being produced, and the increasing pressures to produce them as quickly and cheaply as possible—and of course to sell as many as possible—editing itself remains a profession and practice that calls for great skill and care.’—Elena Gomez on the slow but important work of editing, its tension with the profit-driven publishing industry, and how working conditions can improve in the future.
With two days of programming, it will cover a variety of topics, including Women of Colour in publishing and metadata best-practices, with a keynote on resilience and recovery in book publishing post-Covid. The conference will also include the shortlist announcement for the SPN’s inaugural Book of the Year Award, which can be booked separately, for free.
Deep discounts are available for SPN members, students and the unwaged.
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