Expert boxes

There are a number of topic boxes in the book, written by leading experts from the publishing industry


Global ranking of publishers

Rüdiger Wischenbart, Journalist and consultant


Global publishing markets

Rüdiger Wischenbart, Journalist and consultant


Trends in fiction and non-fiction – a US perspective

Edward Nawotka, Founder and Editor-in-Chief of Publishing Perspectives


Audio publishing

Nicholas Jones, Managing Director, Strathmore Publishing


Digital products: how to read the map

Henry Volans, Head of Faber


Selling and valuing publishing assets

William Mitchell, Partner, Bertoli Mitchell LLP


Working with authors

Simon Winder, Publishing Director at Penguin Press


The editor in educational publishing

Brenda Stones, Author, editor and lecturer on educational publishing


House style

R. M. Ritter, Author of The Oxford Style Manual



Meg Barton, Project Editor, Multimedia – Health Sciences, Wiley



Adrian Bullock, Principal Lecturer, Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies


Brands and travel publishing

Stephen Mesquita, Travel publishing consultant


Online communities in publishing

Alastair Horne, Social Media and Communities Manager at Cambridge University Press


Marketing fiction

Professor Claire Squires, Director of the Stirling Centre for International Publishing and Communication at the University of Stirling


How sales data can inform publishing decisions

Richard Knight, Formerly Business Development Director of Nielsen BookScan


Copyright Licensing Agency

Kevin Fitzgerald, Chief Executive of the Copyright Licensing Agency


Book fairs

Lynette Owen, Copyright and Rights Consultant


Licensing electronic rights – a starter for 10

David Attwooll, Director of Attwooll Associates Ltd


Independent bookselling for the twenty-first century

Patrick Neale, Co-owner of the Jaffé & Neale bookshop and café, Chipping Norton,



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