404 Ink is a new, alternative, independent publisher of books and literary magazines based in the UK. 

Who are 404 Ink?

Laura Jones & Heather McDaid.   

Laura Jones & Heather McDaid.   

Laura Jones is a freelancer who works in book production & promotion and is on the Board of crime writing festival Bloody Scotland. She worked as Editorial and Marketing Assistant for Saraband and currently has numerous clients across publishing. [@laurafjones / Website]


Heather McDaid is a freelance writer and publishing person, who has worked with music magazines since the age of 18, including Upset, Rock Sound and DIY. She also works across the book world doing odd jobs, like marketing and coding. [@heathermmcd / Website]


Winner of:
London Book Fair
Trailblazers Award 2017 (H)
The Drum 50 Under 30
2017 (H)

Shortlisted for:
PPC Award for Generic Campaign 2017 (L)

Longlisted for:
Most Innovative Publisher - Saboteur Awards 2017
Best Magazine -
Saboteur Awards 2017

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”The 404 or Not Found error message is a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) standard response code, in computer network communications, to indicate that the client was able to communicate with a given server, but the server could not find what was requested.”
— Wikipedia