Collaboration will be major theme at BIC

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 24/03/2011 - 15:52 Setting books within the wider cultural scene and building collaborations are set to be key themes at this year's Book Industry Conference, as organisers revealed the event programme. BIC 2011, which takes place between 15th-17th May at Kings Place in north London, will feature industry figures including Waterstone's m.d. Dominic Myers and Foyles head of marketing Julia Kingsford. They will talk on 17th May about selling books around key world events such as the Man Booker prize. read more Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors should be paid for events - BIC

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