Golden Headsets: Audiobooks’ Growth Is Music to Publishers’ Ears
Involved with the Audio Publishers Association (APA) since 2001, Michele Cobb has been the organization’s executive director since March 2015. Her nonprofit trade organization has existed to promote the audio publishing industry and its players since 1987.
And when Cobb joins a panel on Friday (December 2) at The FutureBook conference in London, she’s likely to do little to dim the optimism of the session’s title: “Soundscapes: The Rise and Rise of the Audiobook.” The discussion, chaired by The Bookseller editor Philip Jones opens the “Audiobook Revolution” track of the day. It and a simultaneous “EdTech for Publishers” track will run parallel to the main program as options from 11 a.m