It Takes a Village to Raise a Publisher

February 2008
by Florrie Binford Kichler

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PRESIDENT’S REPORT

by Florrie Binford Kichler

It Takes a Village to Raise a Publisher

Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.—William Butler Yeats

Almost 20 years ago, a small group of publishers calling themselves PMA thought it would be a great idea to offer a few seminars to teach some of their colleagues something about publishing they didn’t know.

In the years since, a multitude of volunteer publishing-industry veterans have taught thousands of publishers something about publishing they didn’t know.

And they’re still doing it.

Welcome to Publishing University—three days of nonstop learning, held in conjunction with BEA, where we all learn from one another and from the best and brightest in our industry, and where networking is the only rule. Think you’ve been there, done that? Wait till you learn what’s on tap for 2008.

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