The A&U Bakeoff 2014

Should you be a regular reader of our blog or follow us on social media you may know we like cake, and our Instagram feed typically supports this suggestion. It isn’t just eating cake that we’re into though, as nice as that is, we’re a company of bakers as much as we are readers, so every year we throw down the gauntlet to our staff to see who can create the most delicious baked goods.… Read the rest

Life as a publisher…

Last week we had the pleasure of hosting Se, a winner of a Girlfriend Magazine competition to be a publisher for the day. Winning from over 1,000 entries, Se joined us to learn the ins and outs of publishing with a whistle-stop tour of our world of books in our Sydney office. … Read the rest

25 years at Frankfurt Bookfair

Frankfurt Book Fair 2013

I enjoy Frankfurt hugely—running the small but potent London office of Allen & Unwin can be a lonely business at times, and the big book fairs are a great chance to reconnect with both A&U colleagues and the publishing world at large. … Read the rest