Wednesday, 12 March 2014
The Inside Track on Publishing with Eoin Purcell
Saturday 22nd March; 10.30am–4.30pm
Duration: 1 days; Cost: €80/€70 members
In this session Eoin Purcell, editorial director of New Island Books and publishing consultant, will walk authors through the publishing workflow from start to finish including details of reverting books previously published. Focusing on real world examples, figures and problems, the goal will be to inform writers and foster understanding of how publishing works and how self-publishing can and should work for authors as well as looking at digital opportunities for self-publishing.
Eoin Purcell is the Commissioning Editor at New Island Books, he has previously worked as commissioning editor with Mercier Press, and as publishing manager at Nonsuch Ireland (now The History Press Ireland).
Eoin is a publishing industry analyst, consultant and commentator. He is the publisher of Irish Publishing News the source of news and information about Irish publishing and The Irish Story, a digital magazine and ebook publisher that focuses on Irish History.
He has spoken at TOC Frankfurt, Digital Book World in New York and a number of other conferences on the future of publishing and the book in the digital age.
He writes occasional blog posts and columns on the Irish book trade for The Bookseller magazine and several other publications. He has kept a blog on publishing and digital change since 2006.
Members of the Centre can avail of a discounted rate by calling 01-8721302
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