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Creating the Right Front Cover: What Does It Take?

Open Book, Target Auditorium 1011 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis

The front cover of a book must represent the content, it must sell the book, and in a way that is creative and visually engaging. How do cross-department teams work together effectively and harmoniously to generate that perfect cover?

$20.00

Creative Workflow Solutions

Open Book, Target Auditorium 1011 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis

In publishing, we’re always looking for ways to do things faster, better, and cheaper. The ability to work efficiently can have a direct impact on the bottom line. Our group of presenters will walk us through four different tools that can help with that quest.

$20.00

Best Practices for Working with Freelancers

Open Book, Target Auditorium 1011 Washington Ave S, Minneapolis

A panel of experienced editors and designers, both in-house and freelance, will discuss the ins and outs of building healthy working relationships between freelancers and publishers.

$20.00

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.

Free

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

Zoom online meeting platform MN

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.

Free

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

Zoom online meeting platform MN

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