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 .
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