Jane Friedman

Publishing Consultant and Writer
Participates in 3 items

Jane Friedman has 20 years of experience in the publishing industry, with expertise in business strategy for authors and publishers. She's the co-founder of The Hot Sheet, the essential industry newsletter for authors, and has previously worked for F+W Media and the Virginia Quarterly Review

Jane's newest book is The Business of Being a Writer (University of Chicago Press); Publishers Weekly wrote that it is "destined to become a staple reference book for writers and those interested in publishing careers." Also, in collaboration with The Authors Guild, she wrote The Authors Guild Guide to E-Publishing

In addition to being a columnist with Publishers Weekly and a professor with The Great Courses, Jane maintains an award-winning blog for writers at JaneFriedman.com; her expertise has been featured by NPR, PBS, CBS, The Washington Post, the National Press Club and many other outlets.

Jane has delivered keynotes and workshops on the digital era of authorship at worldwide industry events, including the Writer's Digest annual conference, San Miguel Writers Conference, The Muse & The Marketplace, Frankfurt Book Fair, BookExpo America, LitFlow Berlin, and Digital Book World. She's also served on panels for the National Endowment for the Arts and the Creative Work Fund, and has held positions as a professor of writing, media, and publishing at the University of Cincinnati and University of Virginia. 

In her spare time, Jane writes creative nonfiction, which has been included in the anthologies Every Father's Daughter and Drinking Diaries. If you look hard enough, you can also find her embarrassing college poetry.

In 2017, Jane was honored with the Virginia Writers Club Lifetime Achievement Award.

Sessions in which Jane Friedman participates

Saturday November 3, 2018

10:30 AM
10:30 AM
Jane Friedman
Publishing Consultant and Writer
Miral Sattar
Bibliocrunch
CEO & Founder
Nate Hoffelder
The Digital Reader
Founder
10:45 AM
Jane Friedman
Publishing Consultant and Writer

Sunday November 4, 2018

9:30 AM
9:30 AM
Steven Spatz
Moderator
BookBaby
President
Geri Clouston
indieBRAG
Nate Hoffelder
The Digital Reader
Founder
Jane Friedman
Publishing Consultant and Writer
Tom Tate
AWeber - Email Marketing
Product Marketing Manager