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By Anne Welsh, on 28 March 2012

A post by Nick Canty, originally posted to the UCL staff blog.

On Wednesday 28 March the UCL Centre for Publishing was delighted to welcome Anthony Forbes Watson the Managing Director of Pan Macmillan to Foster Court.

The occasion was to hand the annual Macmillan prize to our former students Jennifer Kerslake (2010-11) and Liz Donell (2009-10). Each received a a cheque for £750 in recognition of an outstanding contribution to the MA in Publishing programme. Both are forging careers in the publishing industry with Jennifer working in trade publishing at Orion Book while Liz is working in editorial at Elsevier in Oxford.


Image: Jennifer and Liz receive their cheques from Pan Macmillan MD Anthony Forbes Watson

Macmillan Prize

By Anne Welsh, on 15 October 2010

Bryony Nowell has been awarded the Macmillan Prize for 2009. The prize, a cheque for £750, is awarded annually to the MA Publishing student at UCL who achieves the overall highest marks over the course. Bryony, who now works as an editor for cookery books, studied for the course part-time while working as a government lawyer. The prize was presented at Macmillan Publishers London HQ on October 13 by John Peacock, Production Director.


(This item was originally posted to the UCL DIS News & Events page by D.J. Clarke)