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Book Publishing

  • Beginning and Advanced Curriculum
  • Focuses on Core and Specialized Skills
  • Promotes Critical Networking

Whether you are interested in beginning or furthering your career in book publishing, these courses, taught by publishing professionals, provide a thorough overview of the core functions of the industry—from editing to sales and marketing. Specialized industry verticals are explored, including adult trade publishing, and the exploding field of children’s/young adult publishing.

Editing Children's and YA Books Across Cultures and Beyond

Develop skills to edit books cross-culturally, recognize and eliminate stereotypes, and avoid missteps that alienate readers.

2017 Summer
1 section

Digital Trends in the Book Industry

Learn how digital technology can improve content acquisition, development and sales, archiving, and asset management in the publishing field.

2017 Spring
1 section

From Writer to Reader: An Introduction to Book Publishing

Follow a book from conception to completion, including acquisition, the editorial process, design, marketing, sales, and distribution.

2017 Spring
1 section

The Business of Book Publishing for the Non-Financial Manager

Examine the economic issues that influence decisions about book acquisitions, pricing, inventory, and marketing expenditures.

2017 Spring
1 section

Children's Book Publishing

Acquire practical, specific information about children’s and young adult book publishing through each stage, from acquisition to distribution.

New Media Technology: Devices and Formats

Gain an introduction to the various tablets and e-readers, as well as the different digital platforms, currently used in the publishing industry.