Course 8: 4 january–31 march 2016. APPLICATIONS open in august 2015.
The Seagull School of Publishing, Calcutta, offers a professional course—in Editing and in Book Design—run entirely by practicing publishers, editors and designers who are passionate about the craft of publishing. Hands-on training. Loads of assignments. Conversations with professionals from publishing houses in India and abroad. Field trips to printing presses. Research trips to bookstores. Open-house discussions on current issues. Classes ranging from copyright infringement to e-books to the joys of reprinting War and Peace. And a computer lab featuring the best of equipment and software.
There are 12 seats in Book Design and 20 for Editing in EACH course.
Course fee: Rs. 50,000 for Indian citizens. US$ 3,000 for students from the rest of the world.
- A graduate degree in any field.
- Fluency in written and spoken English.
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office.
An initiative of the Seagull Foundation for the Arts, Calcutta. In association with Seagull Books. Supported by the Royal Norwegian Embassy, New Delhi.