In this episode, US publishing consultant Mike Shatzkin takes stock of the industry’s current environment. Shatzkin is founder and CEO of the Idea Logical Company and author of the ebook The Shatzkin Files. He delivered this talk, “Publishing into the Flood,” at Book Summit, presented in partnership by Humber College and the Book and Periodical Council, and held at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre on June 21.
Quillcast is a podcast series from Quill & Quire featuring behind-the-scenes conversations with authors and publishing insiders. In the past, The Walrus Blog has reposted interviews with CS Richardson, Andrew Westoll, Charlotte Gill, Clark Blaise, Rosemary Sullivan, Steve Rubin, Karen Levine and Margie Wolfe, Dennis Lee, Will Ferguson, and Tanis Rideout. Listen to the interviews here, or subscribe to the podcast in iTunes.
Quillcast is produced with media partners The Walrus, Open Book: Ontario, and Open Book: Toronto, with support from Toronto Life. This project has been generously supported by the Ontario Media Development Corporation’s Entertainment and Creative Cluster Partnerships Fund.