Interview tips from HarperCollins’ Sam Missingham

Interview tips from Sam Missingham and other contributors on Twitter: Don’t be late. Be yourself. Smile and maintain eye contact. Do your research. Know their products/titles/ethos. Interviewers are not trying to trip you up. Don’t lie about what you’ve read. ASK questions. Intelligent, informed questions which themselves demonstrate having done homework. Show off your skills…

MUP podcast: MA students discussing publishing

Manchester University Press interviewed students on University of Central Lancashire’s MA Publishing course about their views on publishing in a four-part podcast. Tony Mason, senior commissioning editor, interviews Victoria McKay, Jasleen Kaur, Abi Baross, Megan Barker, Elsa Carron, and Hannah Blain. You can find the transcripts for the first two parts below: