Looking to better understand publishing today? Join Michael Cader, founder of Publishers Lunch and Publishers Marketplace, and ABPA board member Dinah Dunn as they discuss the state of the industry.

Hear Michael’s take on how it has changed over the past few years. Find out about his early days as a book packager as he shares what led him to pivot to providing essential information to the book trade.

Don’t miss Michael’s insights on what he’s gleaned from reporting about the industry for more than 20 years. The session will end with a short, moderated Q&A.

WHAT: Industry Insider: A Publishing Conversation with Michael Cader of Publishers Lunch
WHEN: Wednesday, October 18 from 5:30-6:30 pm ET/2:30-3:30 pm PT
WHERE: Online via Zoom videoconferencing
COST: Free for ABPA members; $25 for nonmembers
RSVP: Register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMtcuyhqTMvE9NFegYulvJpoQuvoDxjUvyG

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Michael Cader is the founder of Publishers Lunch, PublishersMarketplace.com, the Buzz Books preview/sampler line, and Publishers Launch Conferences, among other things. He was also a longtime book packager through Cader Books, which created and produced hundreds of books and calendars including bestsellers from Saturday Night Live and Who Wants to be a Millionaire, original titles including Brush Up Your Shakespeare! and What to Expect When Your Wife Is Expanding, and branded books ranging from the long-running People Almanac to books with CNBC, Lassie, and ABC television. He packaged books until the first internet bubble, when suddenly it turned out he was a content producer. Previously, Cader had a job in the 1980s at Workman Publishing, where he acquired, edited, and formatted the Book of Questions series.

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