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Creative Access teams up with the Publishers Association for regional roadshow

Creative Access is thrilled to be teaming up with the Publishers Association for three events aimed at encouraging under-represented audiences to pursue a career in publishing.

The first event will be taking place in Bristol on the evening of Monday 29th April, kindly hosted by Aardman Animations. The top panel of speakers include:

Sharmaine Lovegrove is the Publisher of Dialogue Books, the UK’s only inclusive imprint, part of Little Brown Book Group and Hachette UK. She is inspired by innovative storytelling, and has worked in public relations, bookselling, events management and TV scouting. She was the literary editor of ELLE, and set up her own bookshop and creative agency when living in Berlin.  Home is London and her roots are Jamaican – Sharmaine is proud to be part of the African diaspora and books make her feel part of the world.

Niki Chang is a literary agent at The Good Literary Agency where she represents writers of fiction and non-fiction from underrepresented backgrounds. She started her career at Aitken Alexander on a Creative Access Internship, working first in the film and TV department before moving into the literary department where she began to build her list. In 2019 she won a London Book Fair Trailblazer Award for her work at TGLA.

Jo Greig heads the sales and marketing team at Bristol University Press.With nearly 20 years’ experience across educational and scholarly publishing, Jo will share insights into starting out in the areas of both sales and marketing.

Hannah Chapman, Journals Publishing Assistant, Institute of Physics

To sign up for this event, click here.

Other events will take place later in the year in Leicester and Newcastle. More details to follow.