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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 […]

Interview advice from a publishing guru

Interview advice from a publishing guru

Have a publishing interview coming up but have no clue what to expect? We caught up with our former Harlequin UK intern – turned Head of Zeus Commissioning Editor, Rhea Kurien, to ask her about her top tips for acing those interview questions… 1. Tell me a little about yourself and your experience to date. They ask this […]

Amazing dyslexics and the jobs they do

Amazing dyslexics and the jobs they do

In honour of Jessica Kingsley Publisher’s upcoming book ‘The Bigger Book of Amazing Dyslexics’, we spoke to authors Kathy Forsyth and Kate Power about the incredible work that dyslexic people do across all the creative industries! Welcome to the colourful world of dyslexia. Looking to inspire our teenage dyslexics through secondary school and college, we spent three […]

Brighton Publishing Masterclass announced for 4th February 2020

Brighton Publishing Masterclass announced for 4th February 2020

Love books but not sure how to make a career out of it? If the answer is yes then you’re in luck! Sign up for an evening of inspiration, information and networking with the Publishers Association and leading industry professionals to learn all about how you can turn your passion for reading into a lifelong career… Our next […]

Sophie Duker to host 2020 Creative Industry Showcase at Channel 4

Sophie Duker to host 2020 Creative Industry Showcase at Channel 4

We are thrilled to announce the details of our next Creative Industries Showcase at Channel 4’s headquarters in London on Monday 10th February… This year, for the first time ever, the entire panel and host will feature only former Creative Access interns! This FREE event is the perfect opportunity for graduates and young people from BAME and lower socio-economic […]

Shazia Mirza to host 2019 Creative Industry Showcase at Channel 4

Shazia Mirza to host 2019 Creative Industry Showcase at Channel 4

We are thrilled to announce the details of our next Creative Industries Showcase at Channel 4’s headquarters in London on Wednesday 13th February… This FREE event is the perfect opportunity for graduates and young people from BAME and lower socio-economic backgrounds to learn about the wide range of career opportunities that are available in the creative industries. Hosted by […]