Join Charlotte Dryburgh, a new entrant to the sector as she discusses the experiences of some of the most influential women in Scottish Publishing.
Tourist Development Graduate, Shetland Amenity Trust
Born and raised in the Scottish Borders, I went on to study at the University of Stirling, graduating with a BA in History and Journalism Studies last June.
In October accepted a job in Shetland, working in tourism development and looking into innovative ways of attracting visitors to explore all Shetland has to offer.
Chief Executive, Publishing Scotland
Marion Sinclair is the Chief Executive of Publishing Scotland, the trade and development body for the book publishing industry in Scotland, and a membership body with over 60 publishers across Scotland. She began her career in commissioning fiction and non-fiction for Polygon, before going into lecturing and then business development.
Owner, Jenny Brown Associates
Jenny Brown established the Edinburgh based literary agency Jenny Brown Associates in 2002. She represents 50 writers of literary fiction, crime writing and non-fiction. She was previously the first Director of the Edinburgh International Book Festival, Literature Director of the Scottish Arts Council, and one of the founders of Edinburgh as first UNESCO City of Literature.
Kate Davies is a writer, designer, and publisher, whose books and patterns are enjoyed by knitters and readers worldwide. She established her publishing business in 2010, after a stroke at the age of 36 forced upon her a change of career and direction.