Kate Macdonald

Details of talks given by Kate Macdonald

Handheld Press
South West
Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)

Kate is a publisher, a director and energy source of independent publishing house Handheld Press. She's also a literary historian and an academic. She's very experienced in talking to large and small groups about literature, publishing, getting published, book design and twentieth-century writers. She's knowledgeable, enthusiastic and passionate about books and reading, and has a particular interest in practical help for those who want to take their book further towards publication.

Recent appearances (or performances) include invited talks at the AGM of the Angela Thirkell Society and the Caledonian Lecture at the Caledonian Club, the International Elizabeth von Arnim Society keynote paper, a panellist at a conference on Women in Publishing at the University of Reading, and running a workshop on How to Pitch Your Book at the Frome Small Publishers Fair. She'll shortly be giving a series of talks in Scotland on How Publishing Works. Kate charges no fee, but she'll bring along some of the books that Handheld Press has published for purchase.

To contact Kate Macdonald select a talk listed below.

Listed talks

How Publishing Works
Handheld Press Tagged: Publishing | Books | Books Writing
South West
How to Pitch Your Book
Handheld Press Tagged: Publishing | Books Writing | Authors
South West
Forgotten Fiction
Handheld Press Tagged: Reading | Books | History | Publishing
South West