Today, Publishing Perspectives welcomes Porter Anderson as our next Editor-in-Chief. In this role, Anderson will continue to extend Publishing Perspectives’ influence as a leading source of information and commentary about the international book business.
“I’m delighted to have this chance to work with the Publishing Perspectives team and its global audience,” said Anderson. “The timing couldn’t be better: The border-busting reach of the digital dynamic makes Perspectives‘ international platform essential for its higher view of the business.”
Formerly with CNN International, CNN.com, CNN USA, the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, and other media, Anderson was most recently the Associate Editor at The FutureBook, a channel at The Bookseller focused on digital publishing. There he reported on current and future publishing trends and also hosted #FutureChat, a weekly conversation with the publishing community about digital innovation.
Anderson succeeds Edward Nawotka, who was instrumental in launching Publishing Perspectives and served as Editor-in-Chief since the German Book Office New York founded the publication in 2009.
“I want to thank the German Book Office and the Frankfurt Book Fair for the opportunity to work together in developing Publishing Perspectives into a top forum of dialog for the global publishing community,” said Nawotka. “I look forward to continuing my work with publishers from around the world, helping them to connect and tell their stories.”
Hannah Johnson, Publisher of Publishing Perspectives, said: “All of us at Publishing Perspectives would like to thank Ed for the years of hard work and dedication he has given to this publication. Because of the work we have done together, we have a solid foundation upon which to expand and grow.”