Closing ceremony for this 19th edition of the Master in Publishing

The closing ceremony for this 19th edition of the Master in Publishing will take place on 1 July at 7pm at the auditorium in the Balmes Building, an event which the Master’s director, Javier Aparicio Maydeu, wishes to dedicate to, and focus on, the prestige and international personality of editor Jaume Vallcorba, as founder of Quaderns Crema and El Acantilado. Jaume Vallcorba’s career in the publishing world has been recognized on numerous occasions, especially in the year 2002 by the Ministry of Education, for the National Awards for the Best Publishing Work, and this year for the National Cultural Awards CoNCA 2014. Mr Vallcorba has prepared a speech addressed to the students, our future editors.

With this event, the UPF-IDEC’s Master in Editing once again demonstrates its ability to tackle the most relevant issues and attract key players from the industry. This year, the master program directed by Javier Aparicio Maydeu celebrates 19 years of training the editors of the future. It enjoys the support and collaboration of the entire Spanish publishing industry, including the Planeta Group, Anagrama, Penguin Random House, the 62 Group, Google, the Readers’ Circle, the Catalan Publishers’ Association, the Frankfurt Book Fair and CEDRO. This support allows the program to constantly update its academic content, maintain contact with the world of publishing and, year after year, attract speakers of recognized international prestige