Edinburgh International Book Festival - The Future of Publishing
28 August 2020
When: Friday 28 August 2020 - 11:00 to
Where: Watch a recording on YouTube
A forum for shared thinking and debate about the future of
publishing, run by the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
When the impetus for society to make positive changes is perhaps
stronger than it has ever been in our lives, The Chance to
Change offers the publishing industry an international
forum for shared thinking and debate about its future during these
In this session chaired by Ellah P.
Wakatama OBE , speakers from across the
publishing world will talk about the new realities facing them,
share lessons learned, and discuss what visions and solutions they
are implementing to ensure purposeful change and sustainable
business models going forward.
Taking place alongside the Book Festival's public online
programme this August, this event welcomes all in the publishing
industry (from publishers, editors and publicists to booksellers,
distributors, agents, and authors) at any level from Scotland, the
UK and beyond.
With Kishani Widyaratna (Picador
Books), Mairi Oliver (Lighthouse -
Edinburgh's Radical Bookshop), Sha
Nazir (BHP Comics) and Fiona
McMorrough (FMcM Associates). With contributions
from: Raman Mundair (writer, artist,
playwright and filmmaker). Nigel