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Call Out for Self Publishers

Thu, 24th Aug, 2017

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 November.



Last year we promoted 34 unique, self published titles to over 500 visitors at our Photobook Fair. Due to the great feedback from visitors and self-publishers we are once again calling for books and zines to sell at this year's event. 

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

The Photobook Fair will be held on Saturday 4 November 2017, 11.00am to 4.30pm and is a free event. There will be stalls with leading photographic publishers and booksellers, as well as a programme of talks and events throughout the day. The event will coincide with our exhibition No Man's Land: Women's Photography and the First World War.


How to apply

The application process is free. 




You can apply to sell one title at the Photobook Fair. This will be sold on a dedicated stall run by us. 



To apply email either a full copy or some sample pages of your books in PDF or JPEG format to janehiley@impressions-gallery.com. This must include an image of the front cover. 





Your email submission must include your name, address, telephone number, email address, retail cost and a brief description of your publication (100 words max).





Closing date for applications is midday on Friday 29 September 2017.



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 has been selected for sale by Thursday 12 October 2017. 

Spaces are limited and the selection panel's decision will be final. The selection panel is Jane Hiley, Bookshop Manager and Anne McNeill, Director, Impressions Gallery.

If your publication is selected to be sold at the Photobook Fair, you will only need to pay a one-off fee of £10. In return we will sell your book alongside our other submissions on your behalf. The gallery will take no other commission and all sales will go to you.



After the Photobook Fair, you will be responsible for collecting any unsold publications or covering return postage and packaging costs.

For enquiries regarding the Photobook Fair please email Jane Hiley janehiley@impressions-gallery.com or call 01274 737843.