Please join us this spring for three new webinars. Developed in response to our member survey, these educational sessions aim to help literary publishers improve their business practices. All webinars take place on Zoom.
Lit Mag Circulation Building: How to Increase Your Subscription Base
Tuesday, April 16, 3 PM EST
with Abigail Serfass, Managing Editor of The Kenyon Review; Dani Hedlund, Editor-in-Chief of F(r)iction; and Maribeth Batcha, Publisher of One Story
New subscriptions and renewals are the keystone to increasing a magazine’s revenue. Learn strategies for expanding your circulation and growing your readership. Hear how The Kenyon Review, F(r)iction, and One Story increased their subscription bases and broadened their brand appeal.
The Frankfurt Book Fair: Is Attending Right for You?
Tuesday, April 30, 2 PM EST
with Johanna Ingalls of Akashic Books, Kate Gale of Red Hen Press, Adam Levy of Transit Books, Michael Reynolds of Europa Editions, and Nathan Rostron of Restless Books
Selling foreign rights and subsidiary rights, as well as networking with international publishing professionals, are essential reasons for attending the Frankfurt Book Fair, the world’s largest rights fair. Hear from Johanna Ingalls (Akashic Books), Kate Gale (Red Hen Press), Adam Levy (Transit Books), Michael Reynolds (Europa Editions), and Nathan Rostron (Restless Books) about their experiences and how attending has benefitted their presses. Learn how to make the most out of the trip and what you need to know when negotiating foreign rights.
Distribution 101: What You Need to Know About the Submission Process
Tuesday, May 21, 3 PM EST
with Julie Schaper, President of Book Sales & Distribution from Consortium
Julie Schaper will discuss best practices for submitting your publishing program to a distributor and how best to work with one once you’re accepted. Please note that this webinar will be geared toward publishers that produce (or aim to produce) eight or more titles a year. However, all are welcome to join.