XpoNorth Digital at Wigtown Book Festival

Gavin Summers- Industry Event: Pixels to Prose

Thursday 28th September


Live and Online

From e-books and audio books, to podcasts and distribution platforms, digital has revolutionised the way authors write, publish and connect with readers. Now AI is changing the landscape further. Join writer Jessica Fox as she interviews Gavin Summers. As co-founder of Book Machine, a leading digital agency focused on publishing, he is supremely placed to see the possibilities and pitfalls new technology offers. An essential event for anyone who wants to keep up to speed in a fast-changing landscape.

About the speakers:

Gavin Summers is co-founder and director of Book Machine, a digital agency that specialises in publishing and education. Working with a team of specialists, they help clients with digital project strategy, initiation and specification, and project management and development. Formerly, he was head of digital at Hodder Education.

Jessica Fox is a director, writer, and XpoNorth Digital Specialist Advisor, and co-founder of Innerwell Media, whose most recent film, Stella, a period-drama feature set in Galloway, Scotland won Best Drama at Tel Aviv International (2023) and Best First-Time Filmmaker at Montreal Independent Film Festival (2022). She consults for science organisations and start-up companies in the UK/US looking at storytelling, creativity, and communication. Her most current book, Once Upon a BioFuture, a collaboration with Edinburgh University's Synthetic Biology Lab came out this year.

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