Publishers Need (Re)Education, So What Would You Teach?

In Discussion by Edward Nawotka


How to monetize digital? Book discovery? Rights and royalties? Macro or micro, let us know what you think.

By Edward Nawotka

Education, as the cliche goes, never stops. Publishing is an evolving trade and profession, especially in the age of digital. Education or re-education for working publishers, such as those attending the Yale Publishing Course (discussed in today’s feature story), is becoming a top priority for many companies.

Were you given the opportunity to design a course for current working publishing professionals, what would be the single most urgent issue you’d cover? Is it how to monetize digital publishing? Book discovery? Rights and royalties? Or maybe rethinking the very role books play in the evolving entertainment marketplace? Macro or micro, general or granular, let us know what you’d like to see addressed at your next publishing conference, seminar or course.

About the Author

Edward Nawotka

A widely published critic and essayist, Edward Nawotka serves as a speaker, educator and consultant for institutions and businesses involved in the global publishing and content industries. He was also editor-in-chief of Publishing Perspectives since the launch of the publication in 2009 until January 2016.