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Impressions Gallery


Call for Self-Published Photobooks

Fri, 7th Aug, 2015

Impressions Gallery, one of the UK’s leading independent contemporary photography galleries, is looking for self-published and / or handmade photobooks, and photography zines to sell at our Photobook Fair this October.

Impressions Photobook Fair will be held on Saturday 10 October 2015, 11.00am to 4.30pm and is a free event. There will be stalls with leading photographic publishers and booksellers, as well as artist talks, book signings and new book launches.

This is a fantastic opportunity to promote your photobooks to a wider audience.

How to apply

The application process is free.

You can apply to sell up to 3 different publications at the Photobook Fair. These will be sold on a dedicated stall of self-published books run by Impressions Gallery.

To apply email either a full copy or some sample pages of your books in PDF or JPEG format to This must include an image of the front cover(s).

Your email submissions must include your name, address, telephone number, email address, retail cost and a brief description of your publication(s) (up to 100 words per publication).

Closing date for applications is 11.00am on Tuesday 15 September 2015.

Please note we cannot be responsible for returning physical copies of publications sent to Impressions Gallery as part of the application process, and cannot take responsibility for their loss or damage.

What's next

We will notify you if your publication(s) have been selected for sale on Friday 18 September 2015. Spaces are limited and the selection panels’ decision will be final. The selection panel are Jane Hiley, Bookshop Manager and Anne McNeill, Director, Impressions Gallery.

If your publication(s) are selected to be sold at the Photobook Fair, you will only need to pay a one-off fee of £10. In return Impressions Gallery will sell up to 3 different titles on your behalf. The gallery will take no other commission and all sales will go to you.

For enquiries regarding the Photobook Fair please email Jane Hiley or call 01274 737843.