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What on Earth Books Designer Profile: Daisy Symes

Before joining What on Earth Books in 2019, Daisy Symes studied graphic design at Kingston University and worked in design at Macmillan Children’s Books

For each project, Daisy will pair an author’s manuscript with an illustrator whose style will visualise the subject well, and is suitable for the reading age of the book. She will then send the illustrator briefs, including the layout of each page with the text in place, so the illustrator has an idea of what … Keep Reading

16 Caribbean Poetry Collections Freely Available During London Book Fair

The Carcanet Caribbean Collection showcases of some of the best new and recent work by poets from the Caribbean, including poetry by Jamaica’s first three Poets Laureate, Mervyn Morris, Lorna Goodison, and Olive Senior. 

During the London Book Fair, 5th to 7th of April, all the poetry collections found within this collection will be completely open for users to read from cover to cover. Exact Editions’ Reading Room technology allows publishers to distribute time-limited links to digital book collections. … Keep Reading

What on Earth Books Author Profile: Sabrina Weiss

Sabrina Weiss is a freelance journalist and author, specialising in deeply-reported features and multimedia storytelling. Before going freelance in 2021, Weiss worked for Wired magazine in London and the Swiss newspaper Neue Zürcher ZeitungHer articles have also appeared in the New Statesman and Republik, among other magazines. She has also recorded podcasts and authored three non-fiction children’s books. 

From islands that have been taken over by animals to disappearing islands, islands made of shells, artificial … Keep Reading

Notting Hill Editions Author Profile: Jon Day

Jon Day is a writer, academic and cyclist. He worked as a bicycle courier in London for several years, and now teaches English Literature at King’s College London. His essays and reviews have appeared in the London Review of Books, the New York Review of BooksBookforumn+1, the White Review, the Times Literary Supplement, the Financial Times, the Guardian and Observer and the Telegraph. He writes about art for Apollo, and is … Keep Reading

Notting Hill Editions Author Profile: Phillip Lopate

Phillip Lopate is an essayist, novelist and poet. He has written four personal essay collections — BachelorhoodAgainst Joie de VivrePortrait of My Body and Portrait Inside My Head, as well as a pair of novellas, a memoir of his teaching experiences, three poetry collections, a collection of his movie criticism, an urbanist meditation, a critical study, and a biographical monograph. He is currently a professor at Columbia University’s School of the Arts, where he teaches nonfiction … Keep Reading

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