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Impressions Gallery


Call out for Self-Publishers

Wed, 15th Aug, 2018

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.

Last year we promoted many unique, self-published titles to over 400 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 20 October 2018, 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 Chloe Dewe Mathews’ acclaimed exhibition In Search of Frankenstein.


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 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 Thursday 20 September 2018.

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 Wednesday 26 September 2018. 

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 or call 01274 737843.

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 Anna Kornatovska

Anna Kornatovska

 Anna Kornatovska  Anna Kornatovska