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Creative Access Spotlight – Stephen Page OBE

Creative Access Spotlight – Stephen Page OBE

It’s time for our Spotlight Series blog post once again! Creative Access Chair and Executive Chair of Faber Books, Stephen Page OBE talks to our Marketing Assistant Larah Yearwood about all things publishing and Creative Access… You began your career in bookselling, how did you get into that? I grew up near Birmingham and I […]

Three organisations awarded first Mo Siewcharran grants of 2021

Three organisations awarded first Mo Siewcharran grants of 2021

Theatre company Cheek by Jowl, the Liverpool and Merseyside Theatres Trust, and Comma Press have been announced as the first three organisations this year to be awarded Mo Siewcharran grants. The grants, administered through the Mo Siewcharran Fund, will support these companies to each take on an intern this year from an ethnicity that is [...]
“It’s a very optimistic time to be looking at publishing as a career” – inspiring words for #workinpublishing week

“It’s a very optimistic time to be looking at publishing as a career” – inspiring words for #workinpublishing week

To mark this year’s #workinpublishing week, we were thrilled to be joined by Stephen Page (Creative Access Board Chair and CEO of Faber & Faber) and Silé Edwards (CA alum and an Agent at Mushens Entertainment) for our lastest masterclass. We could not think of a better way to brighten the gloomy November afternoons! Creative […]

Top tips for getting your first publishing job

Top tips for getting your first publishing job

We spoke to Hannah Bond, who works with our friends at Bookouture – a global digital publisher of all kinds of commercial fiction that is part of Hachette UK. She shares with us her top tips for getting into the publishing industry… Do your research If you’re applying for a job at a publishing house, […]

Valuing disability in the publishing industry

Valuing disability in the publishing industry

This post is written by three people with disabilities who work in academic publishing – Simon Holt (Senior Acquisitions Editor, Elsevier) is visually impaired, Katy Alexander (Global Director for Marketing and Communications, Digital Science) has dyslexia, and Becky Degler (Digital Product Manager, Wiley) has chronic migraine. Diversity is finally at the forefront of the agenda […]

COVID-19: Resources and funding support

COVID-19: Resources and funding support

Helpful resources and further support for those affected by the Coronavirus crisis The Creative Access team are now working remotely and doing our best to ensure our Community is well supported to manage the challenges that the global situation presents. We appreciate that these are challenging times for everyone, and especially conscious that interns, trainees […]