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Wake Forest University Press

Dedicated to Irish Poetry

E-Publishing

Here's how you feel about e-books

Happy New Year, poetry readers! We had a busy holiday season, and we’re looking forward to what 2015 may bring. Right away, we’re preparing to attend the Digital Book World conference in New York next week to learn more about how we can continue to adapt to an increasingly digital publishing climate. With that priority in mind, we conducted…

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The Question of E-Publishing

The Question of E-Publishing

Over the past few weeks, our press has been researching new and (for us) largely unexplored markets. Like many publishers, we want to jump into the e-book game and start selling our content on numerous market places for nearly all devices. We do sell a few books in .pdf form via our Wake Forest University…

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Jump All But One

Jump All But One

I’ve always made fun of people who quote hollow, old sayings. Forest Gump’s box of chocolates, Martin Luther King Jr.’s big dreams and Neil Armstrong’s promise to mankind (from the moon). Those old adages are so distant, so separate from our own lives. But sometimes — every so often — things get too hard to…

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the “flipback:” merging kindle and print?

the “flipback:” merging kindle and print?

The Guardian: “Could this new book kill the Kindle?” we often get too wrapped up trying to classify, to order information. for example: digital versus print publishing has been looked at as a black and white issue. there’s digital, and there’s print. there’s a kindle, and there’s a book. this new little doodad — the…

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Favorite Customers: Gene

Favorite Customers: Gene

This morning, all of the interns got together with Candide to hear her report from the Tools of Change conference in New York last week. What she had to say about the status of e-technology and e-books was exciting, but also left us all in a state of panic. How can we ever keep up…

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Changing weather, changing times

Still looks a bit like winter, but it feels like spring! The weather is beginning to warm up outside, which makes it hard for us interns to be content sitting in our little bomb shelter in the basement (as much as we love it here)! I love winter, but I always look forward to seeing…

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E-Poetry Research

E-Poetry Research

My first task as a Wake Forest University Press intern was to venture into the realm of electronic books and determine what kind of effect this giant new trend would have on our tiny traditional press. I did a little research, checking out online bookstores to see which offered e-books, who published those e-books they…

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