Master Class: Publishing 101
This masterclass will provide a basic overview of the process of publishing, with a focus on the editorial, production and marketing functions. Primarily suited for those who wish to know more about publishing, or wish to become publishers, this session will provide them with the know-how necessary to take the first steps towards publishing a book.
Panel Discussion: Imagining Book Retail & Distribution
This panel will discuss the current state of book retail as seen from the perspective of publishers, book distributors and online and offline retailers. It will also attempt to predict how book retail might evolve as readers’ taste change. The impact of digital technologies and the evolution of various new genres on book-buying habits will also be discussed.