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AI in publishing

The IPG Podcast

Release Date: 10/04/2023

People in publishing with Suzanne Collier show art People in publishing with Suzanne Collier

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Suzanne Collier, founder of the Bookcareers service, joins the podcast to talk about people-related issues in publishing in 2024. She discusses subjects including recruitment, retention, wellbeing, redundancies and more, and shares some good advice for both employers and employees.

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African Books Collective show art African Books Collective

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Stephanie Kitchen, co-director of the African Books Collective, joins the podcast to chat about the story and work of the organisation in improving the profile and availability of books from across Africa. She also talks about the visibility of African books in general in the UK now, and about what more can be done to get African voices heard on a global stage.

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Chris Hamilton-Emery, Salt Publishing show art Chris Hamilton-Emery, Salt Publishing

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Chris Hamilton-Emery, co-founder of poetry and literary fiction publisher Salt, tells us the highs and lows of his journey in publishing. He also chats about the value of independence and community in publishing and shares some of the lessons he's learned over nearly 25 years in the industry.

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Selling in Europe show art Selling in Europe

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Brexit has led to major issues for UK publishers selling books in Europe. In this episode of the IPG Podcast, James Dunphy of Durnell Marketing discusses the big problems and shares some advice to help publishers make their sales and distribution easier and more effective.

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Simon Liebesny, Saqi Books show art Simon Liebesny, Saqi Books

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This episode of the IPG Podcast looks at the value of specialist and purpose-driven independents to publishing and the cultural life of the UK. Our guest is Simon Liebesny, formerly of Pluto Press and now associate publisher at Saqi Books. Simon also talks about his career in publishing, plans for Saqi and the importance of communities like the IPG in our industry.

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AI in publishing show art AI in publishing

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As Artificial Intelligence begins to transform some aspects of publishing, this episode of the IPG Podcast gets an expert overview of the subject from Nadim Sadek, founder and CEO of AI marketing specialist Shimmr, and author of 'Shimmer, Don't Shake', a guide to embracing AI in our industry. Nadim shares his views on the opportunities and challenges of AI and has some great advice for publishers who are starting to adopt it in their work.

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Large print in publishing show art Large print in publishing

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Large print books help millions of people to read content they couldn't otherwise access—but it's a format that doesn't always get the attention it deserves. In this episode of the IPG Podcast Ingram's Laura Dolan shares some great advice for publishers on production, pricing, discoverability and more, and flags useful resources to help.

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Rights and the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair show art Rights and the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair

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With the 2023 Frankfurt Book Fair approaching, this episode of the IPG Podcast discusses multi-media rights and how the event can support visiting publishers. Jenny Kuehne, director of rights and licensing solutions, joins us to chat about opportunities to sell film, TV and audio rights, share new rights-related activities at this year's Book Fair and offer a few tips for making the most of a visit.

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The story of the Owens Publishing Company show art The story of the Owens Publishing Company

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Dawn Owens is the founder of the Owens Publishing Company, a US hybrid-style publisher and very likely the IPG's first member based in Texas! She joins the IPG Podcast to tell us about her journey into independent publishing and the rewards it brings. 

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The story of Black Bee Books show art The story of Black Bee Books

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Seonaid Francis joins the Podcast to tell us the story of west Wales based publisher Black Bee Books. She remembers what it was like to launch a business during Covid lockdowns, discusses Black Bee's journey and ambitions, and talks about the special role of independent publishers in supporting under-represented voices.

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As Artificial Intelligence begins to transform some aspects of publishing, this episode of the IPG Podcast gets an expert overview of the subject from Nadim Sadek, founder and CEO of AI marketing specialist Shimmr, and author of 'Shimmer, Don't Shake', a guide to embracing AI in our industry. Nadim shares his views on the opportunities and challenges of AI and has some great advice for publishers who are starting to adopt it in their work.