For over fifty years the Publishers Publicity Circle has enabled all book publicists from publishing houses and freelance pr agencies to gather and share information on a regular basis.

Monthly meetings are held in central London to provide a forum for press journalists, television and radio researchers and producers to meet publicists collectively. Representatives from the media are invited to speak about the ways in which they can feature authors and their books, and how book publicists can most effectively provide relevant information and material.


February meeting - the Observer

February meeting: Tuesday 27th February, Foyles Our February meeting will be on the subject of the OBSERVER. It will be held on Tuesday 27th February at Foyles, Charing Cross Road. Doors will open at 9.45am and tickets will cost £10 including refreshments. Please note this is a morning meeting. Speakers: Emma Cook -...Read More »

PPC Annual Awards Winners 2017

The Publisher’s Publicity Circle (PPC) is delighted to announce the winners of the PPC Annual Awards for 2017. The Awards took place in London on Monday 5th February, and are presented to the publicists responsible for the best PR campaigns from 2017. The panel of judges this year were chaired by Steven...Read More »

Riot and PRH win PPC fourth quarterly for LA BELLE SAUVAGE

Katy MacMillan-Scott (Riot), Laura Curtis (Riot), Adele Minchin (Riot), Alice Broderick (PRH Children’s) and Harriet Venn (PRH Children’s) have won the PPC fourth quarterly award for their campaign for Philip Pullman’s LA BELLE SAUVAGE. Judge, Steven Cooper of Waterstones, said: ‘I don’t think it was guaranteed that the publication of La...Read More »

BA/PPC Speed Dating Session at LBF

The Booksellers Association and the PPC are repeating the popular BA/PPC Speed-dating Session at this year’s London Book Fair. This year it will take place on Wednesday 11th April from 1pm to 3pm. The session is a great opportunity to meet and build relationships with booksellers, extend the reach of your...Read More »

PPC Annual Awards Shortlist 2017

The PPC is delighted to announce the shortlist for the PPC Annual Awards, given for the best campaigns carried out by publicists in 2017. This year we are introducing two new categories - one for Academic titles, sponsored by Nielsen in memory of Mo Siewcharran who was a supporter of the PPC for...Read More »


The YALC Working Group is a small collection of publishing professionals working on YA fiction who help to support YALC in an advisory capacity. The working group position is something that is live year-round, but most active from January-July. An outline of what this responsibility entails can be found Read More »

January meeting - the Financial Times

January meeting: Monday 29th January, Foyles Our January meeting will be on the subject of the FINANCIAL TIMES. It will be held on Monday 29th January at Foyles, Charing Cross Road. Doors will open at 12.45pm and tickets will cost £12 including cake and a hot drink. Please note the new price...Read More »

Elaine Egan wins PPC third quarterly award

The winner of the PPC third quarterly award was announced at our meeting at Foyles on Tuesday 21st November. Alice O’Keeffe from the Bookseller was judging the entries for this quarter. Winner: Elaine Egan for Hot Mess by Lucy Vine 'Elaine’s campaign was a wonderful example of a publicist’s passion...Read More »

PPC Launches Second Year of its Book Publicist Mentoring Scheme

The Publishers’ Publicity Circle is delighted to announce the second year of its mentoring scheme, which this year is open to publicists of all levels and will start after the enrolment process in January 2018. In 2017, the PPC enlisted five mentors with outstanding campaign experience from across the industry. The...Read More »

November meeting - PPC Award Winners' Masterclass

November meeting: Tuesday 21st November, Foyles Our November meeting will be a special PPC AWARD WINNERS' MASTERCLASS. Come along to hear three winners of last year's annual PPC Awards share the details of their winning campaigns including tips on filling out the submission form - it will be an inspiring session. It...Read More »

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