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ARU MA Publishing cleans up at the International Excellence Awards

Anglia Ruskin University is proud to announce that MA Publishing course swept the board, winning both of the Association for Publishing Education’s postgraduate awards during the 2015 London Book Fair International Excellence Awards Ceremony. Course Leader, Dr Leah Tether tells us more. Following the success of Gladys Famoriyo in winning 2014’s Association for Publishing Education




Happy First Birthday, Blurbify!

One year on and Blurbify, Anglia Ruskin’s MA Publishing blog is taking off! Just over a year ago, Blurbify’s creator, Victoria Love, decided that there was the need and desire for a collective publishing blog for the MA Publishing students. Following rigorous academic research, many cups of tea, an entire sponge cake, and a number




Bookbub – the Groupon of the ebook world?

MA Publishing student, Imogen Dickens, explores Bookbub – a ‘Groupon-esque’ scheme for discovering e-books in this week’s newsflash. In 2010, Groupon took the country by storm by offering cheap deals on anything from spa days to a meal in a restaurant. Like other consumers, I love a bargain. You log on, choose your deal, print




Do film adaptations boost enhanced e-book sales?

Jixuan Dong, current MA Publishing student, uses her newsflash to consider a recent Publishers Weekly story on film adaptations and enhanced e-books and the impact this is having on the bookselling market. For the first three weeks of 2015, Publishers Weekly reports that the enhanced e-book of Chris Kyle’s memoir, American Sniper, has rocketed onto




MA Publishing Graduation: New Starts

The MA Publishing class of 2013/14 has just graduated. At the same time as ARU waves goodbye to some superb students and wishes them well in their new lives, it says hello to a whole new cohort of would-be publishers, who are just starting their journeys. Course leader, Dr Leah Tether, gives Blurbify the lowdown




Life After Graduation: Esme Chapman

In the latest in the ‘Life After Graduation’ series, MA Publishing alumna, Esme Chapman, brings Blurbify up-to-date on her journey since completing the course and graduating in the ‘Class of 2012/13′. It has, in some ways, been a pretty scary two years since I finished the MA Publishing course at Anglia Ruskin, and I can




Course Leader, Dr Leah Tether, takes her research to ELiT 2014 in Austria

Blurbify recently reported that ARU MA Publishing Course Leader, Dr Leah Tether, had published an article in the publishing journal, Logos, on medieval and digital reading cultures. Here she brings us up-to-date on the article’s impact in the literary world, following an invite to participate in the European Literature Days (ELiT) 2014 festival in Spitz-an-der-Donau,




Print sales are recovering due to a surge in global children’s sales

Recently, The Bookseller reported that print sales are recovering. Here, Course Leader Dr Leah Tether gives her opinion on this, and how it affects the MA Publishing students as our first ‘newsflash’ of the year. Each week, the MA Publishing selects a student to deliver and comment on a short newsflash based on a recent