Getting Into Publishing – Emma Winter Rights Assistant

‘Don’t worry, you’ll get there soon enough’ and ‘If it’s worth getting, it’s worth waiting for’ were among the many platitudes that kept me going  whilst trying to get a job in publishing. Having graduated in 2011, with a BA Hons in American Literature and Creative Writing, there was nothing I really wanted to do more…

We’re Back!

Welcome back to the Darley Anderson blog after our summer/Frankfurt Book Fair break. Did you miss us? We missed you. Hope you’ve all had a brilliant time in the sun reading only great stories and that the writing process has been kind to those of you who write. We’re excited to get going again and…

Getting Into Publishing – Mary Darby Rights Executive

Don’t you have to know somebody who knows somebody who knew somebody else’s Grandfather’s niece? No. At least, not always. My job search, for example, didn’t involve anyone but countless internship enquiry letters and me. James Caan would have been proud. Having recently returned from a year working as an English teacher in a far-flung…

Book Fairs and Book Worms

Jon Holder has dedicated Monster of the Month to London Book Fair and has created these bookish creatures… And Mary Darby, Rights Executive, is talking foreign rights. In the frantic run up to the London Book Fair I thought I’d take some time out from preparing for my 56 meetings and introduce you to the…