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Sunday, May 1 • 11:15 - 12:00
Reading Partnerships - how to bring reading alive in communities LIMITED

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Libraries are a vital partner for publishers in connecting authors with readers. Wether working with well-established brand authors or with new writers at the start of a career, libraries are vital in the chain of promoting and proselytising about the pleasures of reading. Skilled librarians are supremely good at spreading their passion for reading and developing audiences. As publishers, it is essential they lock all these virtues into their work to promote writers.

Sandeep will talk about how she developed innovative partnerships between libraries and the creative industries and stiched libraries into the fabric of the big industry reading promotions, and helped tell a positive story PR story about the importance of libraries in promoting reading for pleasure.

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Sandeep Mahal

Literary Consultant, SLAM Films
Sandeep Mahal is Interim Curator of London book & Screen Week and Literary Consultant at SLAM Films where she identifies book-to-film/TV opportunities. A librarian by training, Sandeep Mahal has worked in public libraries and at The Reading Agency where she transformed the way publishers worked with the UK public library network. She was most recently Director of the BBC's The Space where she was responsible for developing artists from a range of... Read More →

Sunday May 1, 2016 11:15 - 12:00

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