Literature Powerhouses: Shaping the Future
Join us for an exhilarating panel discussion at our literature festival event, where we bring together the influential voices of The Booker Prize, Royal Society of Literature, Neilsens, , and Waterstones. Delve into the captivating world of these leading literature organizations and discover their pivotal role in shaping the literary landscape.
Get ready to be inspired as our esteemed panelists share their vision for the future of the publishing industry and discuss the steps they are taking to promote inclusivity and diversity. Be part of this dynamic exchange of ideas, where you’ll gain valuable perspectives and insights into the inner workings of the publishing world. Don’t miss this opportunity to engage with industry leaders and join the movement towards a more inclusive literary community.
Secure your free spot now and be part of a transformative discussion that will shape the future of publishing.
Meet the panel members:
Chair: Crystal Mahey-Morgan – Co-founder of OWN IT!
OWN IT! is a proudly independent Publisher, Talent Agency, and Production Label with an international focus. They work with and nurture a wide array of prize-winning talent, developing unique stories across Book, Film, and TV.
Gaby Wood – Chief Executive of the Booker Prize Foundation
The Booker Prize Foundation promotes the art and value of literature for the public benefit. They award the leading literary prize in the English-speaking world and engage in reading initiatives and support for literature-related causes.
Molly Rosenberg – Director, The Royal Society of Literature
The Royal Society of Literature (RSL) is Britain’s charity for the advancement of literature. They honor and encourage writers, engage the public in literature, and demonstrate the impact of literature on society.
Zain Mahmood, Head of Commercial, Waterstones
Waterstones is an iconic national bookshop chain, championing good books and promoting reading culture. With over 280 bookshops, they offer a mix of in-store and online experiences for book lovers.
Clive Herbert · Head Of Professional Services at Nielsen
Nielsen BookData provides services to the book industry internationally, aiding the discovery, distribution, and sales measurement of books. They offer research services and metadata management for publishers and booksellers worldwide.