Book Publishing: The Confluence of Business and Art
With: Arnie Kotler
Info: Aug 2, 2014 • Sat • 9:00am-4:00pm • 1 mtg • UHM Sakamaki C101 • $95
Event ID: L13260
An overview of how books are discovered, developed, designed, and sold in a changing marketplace. Understanding the publishing process can help both aspiring and accomplished authors find good publishers and work effectively with them. Explore various types of publishers and publishing strategies, including self-publishing v. working with a traditional publisher, and e-books v. print. Find out which publishing venue is the best for your needs, and the means to get there through lecture and discussion, using your own projects as case studies.
Arnie Kotler, MA UC Berkeley, was publisher and editor-in-chief of Parallax Press in Berkeley, California for 15 years, publishing works on socially engaged spirituality by Thich Nhat Hanh, the Dalai Lama, Joanna Macy, Sulak Sivaraksa, and others. He has lived in Hawai`i since 1999 and is presently publisher and editor-in-chief of Koa Books on Maui, publishing works on personal transformation, social justice, and Hawai`i. He is also a freelance editor.
Supported in part by the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts.