Making Sense of Today's Publishing Landscape with Jane von Mehren
Sunday, July 14th from 5-6 pm in Chamisa I of the Sagebrush Inn Conference Center
Don’t miss the first event of the fifteenth annual Taos Summer Writers’Conference! Veteran editor and publisher Jane von Mehren will lead you through changing landscape of contemporary publishing. With the rise of e-books, independent authors, and consolidation in the publishing industry it's the best and worst of times for publishers, booksellers, and authors. Jane von Mehren, a veteran editor and publisher, will walk you through what is happening in the industry and what that means for you as a writer. What are the challenges to traditional publishing, the new opportunities for self-publishing and the necessary work you need to do whichever path you decide is right for you? Attend and find out!
Jane von Mehren spent more than 25 years as an editor and publisher at Random House, Penguin, Houghton Mifflin, and Crown Publishers. In response to the rapidly developing e-book marketplace she conceived and spearheaded Random House Readers Circle Deluxe e-books, an innovative e-book program targeted to the book club market. In addition to her editorial experience, Jane's expertise is in helping authors position themselves and their work for today's challenging marketplace.