How to Get Published
DATE / TIME
2 Nov, Sat
8:30 PM - 9:30 PM
VENUEThe Arts House, Screening Room
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Festival Pass Event
This session is in English
You’ve drafted your manuscript—what’s next? Publishers weigh in on the realities of publishing literary works in Asia, offer advice on selling your works while protecting intellectual property, and more.
This session is co-presented with Tender Leaves Translation and Singapore Book Council.
UK- Hong Kong
Jo Lusby is the CEO of Pixie B, an independent consultancy specialising in publishing, film, and the creative sector in China. The company advises on commercial strategies and market access, and helps authors and creatives secure book, film, and television deals and partnerships. Jo was North Asia CEO of Penguin Random House for 12 years. From her Beijing base, she established a market-leading local publishing and sales business that included publishing Nobel Laureate Mo Yan in English and international children’s bestseller Peppa Pig in Chinese. She lives in Hong Kong.Jo Lusby is featured in the following SWF event(s):
Mindy Pang has nearly a decade of experience as editor and marketing manager at Marshall Cavendish International (Asia). She was the driving force behind key publications as an editor and currently develops marketing strategies to help the publishing house remain a leading publisher in Singapore.
Chong Lingying is the manager of Asiapac Books Pte Ltd. Established in 1983, the company publishes comics and illustrated books on a diverse range of subjects including Asian history, philosophy, culture, and classic literature. In 2018, the company launched a new picture book imprint: Loving Books, which is dedicated to creating beautiful books that inspire a better world.