Academic v Trade Publishing with Richard Charkin – Part One

Mar 28, 2021

Episode 116 of Live

If you ask a number of people about the differences between Academic and Trade Publishing, most would comment they are publishing different subjects for distinct markets. Yet the reality is a lot wider.

In episode 116 we start a discussion with Richard Charkin, the founder of Mensch Publishing about the differences and similarities between Academic and Trade Publishing. Richard has spent his whole career crossing between Academic and Trade at has been at the top in both sectors.

In Part One we touch on marketplaces, digital, workflows, authors, pricing and bookshops. Part Two follows next week in episode 117. This really is a deep dive, and regardless of where you are in your career, you are bound to find something of interest.

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