By following the people and organisations below, you’ll learn more about the industry, get insights into publishing, be informed of networking opportunities, and see what kind of jobs are going.
Society of Young Publishers: SYP UK (Twitter or website), SYP Oxford (Twitter), SYP North and Midlands (Twitter or WordPress), SYP Scotland (Twitter or WordPress), SYP Éire (Twitter or Facebook). They have great opportunities to meet like-minded people.
FutureBook (Twitter), showcases trends, people,and businesses that are shaping the future of publishing
— Elsa Carron (@ecarron1) October 27, 2015
helloiammariam (Twitter), Marketing and PR intern at HaperCollins, who hosts great discussions about books and feminism #feminisminya
Seonaid MacLeod (Twitter), Campaigns Manager at The Publishers Association
Heather McDaid (Twitter), from SYP Scotland
Hermione Ireland (Twitter) from @bytethebook
Zoe Sharples (Twitter), UCL MA Publishing, writes for SYP Inprint, intern at Bibliocloud
TikDalton (Twitter), graduate of the Oxford Brookes Publishing course, publisher at Snowbooks
Stephanie Cox (Twitter), co-chair of SYP North, interviewer from Book Machine, and editorial assistant at Award Publications Ltd
In Switzerland, Viceversa Littérature (website or Twitter) and Littérature Suisse (website or Twitter) are great resources to follow literature news, and Viceversa has a page with a list of Swiss trade publishers.
L’Institut suisse Jeunesse et Médias (ISJM) promotes reading in young age groups.
Schweizer Buchhändler- und Verleger-Verband (SBVV), the Swiss German association of booksellers, publishers and distributors. 210 of its 480 members are publishing houses (LBF stand, see bottom of the page for links to other Swiss publishers).
Presses polytechniques et universitaires romandes (PPUR) and EPLF Press, its English language imprint. The aim of PPUR is to provide the services of an academic publisher with international reach.
Hashtags of conferences and events that you can scroll through and see what has been discussed #acbookweek, #UPRedux, #SYP2020, #WhyDesign, #sypagm16, #Futurebook15, #WorkInPublishing, #sypconf15, #Insightintopublishing, #AcBookSouth, #SYP2020, #workinginpublishing, #bytethebook, #bookinsights2016
Other useful links:
Young to Publishing (USA’s SYP)
Find more links on the Booksellers Association Useful Links