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Publishing Panel with Tramp Press, Penguin Ireland & No Alibis Press

  • Hillsborough Court House The Square Hillsborough County Down BT26 6AG (map)


Wonder what a ‘slush pile’ is? What do literary agents really do? This panel of publishing experts can tell you how a book makes its way into print, offer tips to get on the route to publication, and provide insights on how the book industry works.

Emma Warnock attended Queen's University Belfast where she completed a PhD in contemporary fiction in 2006. She worked as a freelance editor before joining No Alibis Press as commissioning editor in 2018.

Brendan Barrington is an editorial director at Penguin Ireland, and editor and publisher of The Dublin Review.

Tramp Press was founded by Lisa Coen and Sarah Davis-Goff in 2014 with the aim of publishing exceptional work exceptionally well. Tramp's recent successes include Mike McCormack's Solar Bones and Emilie Pine's No. 1 Bestseller Notes to Self.