Episode 5: John King
John King, President of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta
John King is President of the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. In this podcast John discusses the benefits of being part of this organization. Publishers share ideas and knowledge readily since they are not competing directly with each other, according to John. Publishers' organizations provide professional development sessions for their members and also serve as cultural industry lobby groups.
Podcasts on Publishing focuses on book publishing, from manuscript to marketing. This series is presented by The Book Publishers Association of Alberta, with funding from The Canada Council for the Arts/Conseil des Arts du Canada and The Alberta Foundation for the Arts. The podcasts are produced and hosted by Jerome Martin of Spotted Cow Press.