Publishing Next 2019 to be held on 19-22 September

The edition of Publishing Next, the annual conference on the future of publishing, will be held spread over four days, from 19-22 September 2019 at the Goa Science Centre, Goa.

10 Jun 2019 | By Dibyajyoti Sarma

During this edition, the sessions will revisit the basic tenets of publishing, including masterclasses on editing, book production and the marketing of books; open mic sessions on the author-editor relationship, and on book reviews; and panel discussions on book retail, and on collaborations between publishers.

Sessions centred around self-publishing, on the factors that contribute to the sustainability of publishing businesses, on the economics of translation imprints, and on biblio-diversity, have also been scheduled.

Some of the speakers who have already confirmed their participation include Jerry Pinto (author and translator); Ravi Singh (Publisher, Speaking Tiger); Meethil Momaya (co-owner, Trilogy Library and Bookstore); Manish Purohit (founder, AuthorsUpfront); Vinutha Mallya (assistant features editor at Bennett Coleman and Co); Karthika Vk (publisher, Westland Books); Indu Chandrasekhar (publisher, Tulika Books); Ritu Menon (publisher, Women Unlimited); Arpita Das (publisher, Yoda Press); Mandira Sen (publisher, Stree Samya); Rakesh Khanna (publisher, Blaft Publications); Radhika Menon (publisher, Tulika Books); Rihan Najib (books editor, BusinessLine), Shireen Quadri (writer and publisher), and Manisha Chaudhry (publisher, Manan Books)

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