London Book Fair Report: The Great Debate
For Page, the top-down, curatorial (dare, dictatorial) model of publishing is over -- mimicking the large publishers: "We don't want too much diversity in the market. We want them to like the voices we decide on."
The times-they-are-a-changing, argues Scott Waxman of Diversion Books: "Bigger is always slower and in a fast-changing industry, maneuverability is crucial. The little vessel reacts faster than the large one."
Denis Wilson was previously content director for Target Marketing, Publishing Executive, and Book Business, as well as the FUSE Media and BRAND United summits. In this role, he analyzed and reported on the fundamental changes affecting the media and marketing industries and aimed to serve content-driven businesses with practical and strategic insight. As a writer, Denis’ work has been published by Fast Company, Rolling Stone, Fortune, and The New York Times.