The World of Independent Publishing at The Constitutional

Sarah-Clare Conlon, Literature Editor

The World of Independent Publishing With Bluemoose Books, Peepal Tree Press, And Other Stories, Fly on the Wall Press and Lendal Press at The Constitutional, 30 October 2022 Tickets from £5.00 — Book now

Part of Ink Slingers: Farsley Literature Festival, Truman Books presents a panel with five highly respected Northern indie publishers to dive beneath the surface of what can be an opaque industry.

Find out more – and bring your own questions for the Q&A – by joining And Other Stories (Sheffield), Bluemoose Books (Hebden Bridge), Fly On The Wall Press (Manchester), Lendal Press (Scarborough) and Peepal Tree Press (Leeds).

Have you ever wondered about the world of publishing? How does publishing work?  How do you get your book published?  What are the challenges facing independent publishers? Find out more – and bring your own questions for the Q&A – by joining And Other Stories (Sheffield), Bluemoose Books (Hebden Bridge), Fly On The Wall Press (Manchester), Lendal Press (Scarborough) and Peepal Tree Press (Leeds) at The Constitutional.

This ticketed event will be followed at 2-4pm by the free indie publisher showcase 2-4pm, when the five independent publishers will be showcasing the pick of their current releases. (Register online to guarantee your place.)

The first-ever Ink Slingers: Farsley Literature Festival is brought to you by Truman Books and Trouble at Mill Events, supported by Sunny Bank Mills and Leeds Libraries, and taking place at Truman Books, The Old Woollen, The Constitutional, Sunny Bank Mills and Farsley Library.

Ink Slingers launches on 16 September with a special free comedy play, Booktalkbooktalkbook, from Ben Moor (Queen’s Gambit, The IT Crowd) and Joanna Neary (Darkest Hour, Ideal), and gets underway properly on 28 October, with a panel event featuring three female Yorkshire fiction writers Caroline Bond, Milly Johnson and Alexandra Potter chatting about their books, inspirations, characters and future projects, followed, on 29 October, with a crime writing showcase. On 1 November there’s An Evening With Ben Aaronovitch (Rivers of London) while on 5 November Bluemoose author Anna Chilvers introduces special guest Naomi Booth. Check out the full line-up of events by searching Ink Slingers: Farsley Literature Festival.

The World of Independent Publishing With Bluemoose Books, Peepal Tree Press, And Other Stories, Fly on the Wall Press and Lendal Press at The Constitutional, 30 October 2022 Tickets from £5.00 Book now

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