Conference: Print Culture and the Nation

Oxford Brookes University are hosting a conference entitled ‘Print Culture and the Nation’, on Friday 13th March.
It promises to be an exciting event, with an excellent range of papers based on new work by staff and research students in the print culture research group at Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies.
Please email before Friday 6th March to reserve a place. A registration fee of £10.00 is payable on the day, to cover the cost of lunch and refreshments, but a limited number of free places are available on a first-come-first-served basis.

Conference: Is everyone now a publisher?

Is everyone now a publisher?
28th March 2015
Kingston University

Kingston University are running a conference to help all understand the current publishing and writing landscape. Whether your interest in publishing is as a potential employee, or writer, this important day – which draws together a range of influential speakers – offers information that all need to know. In particular attendance will give you:

  • Practical guidance on how to prepare material for publication. What to do and in what order? How much time and money should you allocate?
  • The chance to make connections and gather a support network that will be highly valuable to you in future – and help you sustain your creative practice in future.
  • Kobo are sponsoring a drinks reception at the end of the day – this is your opportunity for further discussion with speakers and to ask specific questions about your work.

What is more, APE members and friends are entitled to a special discount price of £90 (normally £130; price includes all refreshments, supporting hand-outs and a free book worth £15).

To review the programme and to book please go to To obtain the discount, choose the option for ‘Special partner discount’ and insert the word ‘Partner’ when required. Group bookings for students would be welcome and subject to higher discounts. Please contact to discuss.

Next meeting: 20 February 2015

Our next meeting will be on Friday 20 February at Bath Spa. All members have been advised, but if any Higher Education institution, organisation, or professional individual is interested in the aims of APE, and wishes to attend, or enquire about membership, please contact the Secretary.