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MBPR 2020 Internship Fair — CANCELLED

Open Book, Target Auditorium 1011 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis

Join the Minnesota Book Publishers’ Roundtable for the 2020 Internship Fair, where publishers will be on-site to answer your questions, take résumés, and discuss the opportunities available at their companies.


Publishing During a Pandemic: What Now, and What Next?

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Join publishing professionals discussing the challenges and adaptations that their teams have made to content creation, marketing, production, distribution, and sales workflows during the stay-at-home orders in our state and across the country.


Webinar: Improving Publishing’s Diversity Problem, One Mentorship, Internship, and Fellowship at a Time

Many publishing companies have been looking for ways to improve diversity within the industry. Our September webinar featured a panel of three publishing professionals discussing how they have created internships, mentorships, or fellowships for people from marginalized communities who are looking to enter the industry. Our panelists were Helen Maimaris, the managing editor of F(r)iction…  Read More

Diversity of Content in Children’s Books and Beyond

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Join us for a conversation about obstacles to publishing more diverse content and strategies for elevating unheard voices and reaching readers and buyers underserved by mainstream publishing lists. How do diverse content and author demographics shape the selection process? Are there topics that are oversaturated or ineffective? Join Ramsey County librarian Tasha Nins; author Duchess…  Read More

Event/Webinar: Content Marketing

Event Summary Explore various ways publishers can use digital tools to create or supplement their products and develop audiences for their product lines. Event Description The days of paper-only publishing are long behind us. We’ve moved into the digital world, creating products like ebooks, supplemental digital materials, or interactive product lines and marketing those products…  Read More

Webinar: Demystifying Metadata

Please join us for an engaging workshop on all things metadata for book publishers. We’ll cover the attributes that are most important, how to capture attention in an online retail environment, and where publishers should be spending their time. This session is for all levels: metadata knowledge not required, enthusiasm encouraged! You’ll leave with a…  Read More

Event/Webinar: How Publishing Has Evolved–and Where It’s Going

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The only constant in publishing is change. Since the time of Gutenberg, the tension of technology, culture, and business demands have shaped and transformed the publishing industry. Surviving the challenges of the past year have led many to consider what’s next in their publishing careers and how their knowledge and experience could help them clarify…  Read More