Orna Ross, the founder of the Alliance of Independent Authors (ALLi) expressed solidarity among authors represented by ALLi and the Society of Authors.
Barnes, who started her UK-based small press, Snowbooks, in 2003, has become one of the industry’s strongest proponents of technological fluency in publishing.
The chief executive of the UK’s Society of Authors offered an understanding of author advocacy in the UK market, particularly in its range of paths to publication.
Roz Morris, based in London, is an independent literary author, a ghostwriter with hundreds of thousands of copies sold, and a former traditional publishing house editor.
Rebecca Smart, Managing Director of Ebury Publishing, holds a special popularity in much of the UK publishing community for her willingness to speak frankly of challenges, even to her fellow publishers.