An Open Conversation: What it Takes to Succeed in the 2024 Publishing Arena
February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
Join Alexa Bigwarfe, Angela Engel, and Michelle Halket as they discuss Challenges and Opportunities for Authors and Publishers.
Alexa Bigwarfe is a USA Today best-selling author, publisher, founder and CEO of Write|Publish|Sell, Kat Biggie Press, Purple Butterfly Press, and host of The Women in Publishing Summit. Alexa enjoys educating authors and publishing industry professionals, building community and networks for success. Her courses and training focus on publishing books that meet industry standards, author professional development, platform growth, and fun, creative ways to market books.
A bibliophile since childhood, Michelle fosters the art of writing by publishing it. Also a technophile, she was an early surfer of the tide of the digital book segment which gave her a stable platform on which to publish new authors of original fiction & poetry.
Angela grew up in Minneapolis, MN, and now calls Oakland, CA, home. For many years she worked in sales and marketing for nationally known category leaders in publishing, including Chronicle Books, Ten Speed Press, Cameron + Company, Dwell Studio, and Moleskine. She has sold to key national and international retailers such as Amazon, Costco, Nordstrom, and Target and became a sought-after expert in the industry. Now, with The Collective Book Studio, she has the opportunity to provide authors the support they need to get a book out into the world, from start to finish.