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Rising stars at Edinburgh University Press

Edinburgh University Press (EUP) has been celebrating several colleagues who have been honoured with rising star awards from across the publishing industry.

Side-by-side images of Keara Mickelson, Kevin Worrall, and Alex Oxford
(L-R) Keara Mickelson, Kevin Worrall, and Alex Oxford

The awards recognise their hard work and highlight EUP's commitment to nurturing and celebrating emerging talent.

Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers Rising Star Award

Alex Oxford works as a Journals Publishing Assistant at EUP and has been recognised for her outstanding work in her first year with the University subsidiary. She's taken active roles in important round table discussions, contributed to several working groups and played a key coordinating role for a major industry conference this year.

The Printing Charity Rising Star Awards

Kevin Worrall joined EUP in 2021 as a Marketing Executive, focusing on Film Studies, Scottish Studies and Law. He recently won the Printing Charity's Rising Star Award, which celebrates up-and-coming talent in the print industry. Kevin aims to build on his skills in marketing, data-driven book strategies and online writing courses and hopes to mentor newcomers in the field.

The Bookseller Rising Stars 

Keara Mickelson, Digital Coordinator at Edinburgh University Press (EUP), has been named among The Bookseller's Rising Stars, an annual list spotlighting emerging talent in the book industry. As Digital Coordinator, Keara is responsible for enhancing content visibility and shaping EUP's broader digital strategy.

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