Articles by Lynn Rosen

Book Expo: Final Numbers

By Lynn Rosen
June 12, 2013 // 0 Comments

BEA director Steve Rosato shared some attendance numbers earlier this week. With the caveat that these are raw numbers yet to verified by their third party audit, the figures represent very slight changes from 2012, as follows: • Total Industry Professionals 2013 = 19,615 = -.004% • Total [...]

Calling All Young Adult Publishers!

By Lynn Rosen
May 20, 2013 // 1 Comment

I’d like to introduce you to my friend Alexander Christou. Xander, as he likes to be called, is eleven years old and one of the smartest kids I know. He’s a passionate reader, a great soccer player, speaks Greek (his father is from Greece), and is a more engaging, interesting [...]

Feeling Rudderless with the Loss of O'Reilly's TOC? Consider This

By Lynn Rosen
May 10, 2013 // 0 Comments

Much conversation and virtual space has been devoted over the last week to the announcement by O’Reilly that they are discontinuing the Tools of Change conference. The announcement stunned many, and lamentation abounded at the loss of what had been, for many, a forum for hearing new ideas and, [...]

Look Who's Talking: Book Business' New Video Chat Series

By Lynn Rosen
May 7, 2013 // 0 Comments

Last week, NAPCO‘s Publishing Media Group launched its new video chat series, Literally Speaking Publisher Chats. The chats will take place every Friday at 11 a.m. EST, and I will be speaking to a variety of publishing people. The fun new video platform Shindig is hosting our events. On [...]

Keeping Score with VIDA: Women in Literary Arts

By Lynn Rosen
April 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

It was the first day of my first college English class, and the teacher of our freshman seminar opened the discussion by announcing that, in this class, we were going to read only books written by women authors. My first thought was that that seemed to be a rather arbitrary and meaningless [...]

At TOC, a Tempest of paradigm-challenging ideas on what an e-book can be and do

By Lynn Rosen
February 15, 2013 // 0 Comments

O wonder! How many goodly books are there here! How beauteous publishing is! I attended the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing (TOC) conference this past Tuesday and learned about a topic that captivates me: new forms that books are able to take when they are conceived as e-books. There is [...]

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