From time to time Handheld Press goes on the road, and we sell our books at book fairs, conventions, conferences and AGMs. Sometimes Kate gives talks too, to students and to evening groups in libraries.
Here’s our current list of events. Do come and see us! And if you’d like to book a talk (no fee), email us at enquiries at handheldpress.co.uk.
13-14 June: Kate will be talking about publishing women authors, and selling some books, at the Women in Publishing conference, University of Reading.
2-3 July: Kate will be giving the keynote paper at the conference of the International Elizabeth von Arnim Society, Toulon, France, and previewing our republication of that excellent author’s great comic novel The Caravaners (16 September).
6 July: The Handheld Press book stall will be at the Frome Festival at the Small Publishers Fair.
14 July: Kate will be running a workshop on pitching your book to a publisher at the Frome Festival.
17 July: Kate will be giving a talk at Aberdeen Central Library about Handheld, publishing, and how to get published.
24 July: Kate will be giving a talk on publishing from the inside at the Shetland Library, Lerwick.
3 August: Handheld will have a book stand at the Exeter Small Presses Day at the Custom House, an initiative of Literature Works South West.
14 September: Handheld will have a stall at the Bathampton Village Show.
18-20 October: Handheld Press will have a book stand at FantasyCon, Glasgow, in the Dealer’s Room, and will launch our republication of Vonda N McIntyre’s The Exile Waiting.
26 October: Handheld Press will be at BristolCon, in Bristol, selling our fantasy and science fiction, and launching our new collection of vintage Weird fiction, Women’s Weird.