Susan Petrie on Small Press Publishing

Susan Petrie, managing director of Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press, the first press affiliated with a distance learning nonprofit college. Susan Petrie joins the podcast to discuss the benefits and unique challenges of running a small university press.  Petrie is the managing director of Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press, the first press affiliated with a distance learning nonprofit college.

 

 

Listen to “Small Press Publishing”:

0: 55 A career in publishing.

6:32 Building trust between author and publisher.

7:55 Hudson Whitman and the hybrid model.

9:21 Balancing commercial interests and publishing mission.

11:00 The transformation of an “impressionist painting” into an award-winning memoir.

14:07 Small vs large press shops; cultivating emerging writers.

16:15 Day in the life of a publisher.

18:10 Cloud-based manuscript submission and other ways technology is altering the publishing landscape.

20:48 Publishing in five years.

22:00 Hudson Whitman expansion across culture and language .

Show Notes
Hudson Whitman/Excelsior College Press
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The Language of Men (Order)
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