Pick Publishing Panels for the SXSW Festival

By Jason Boog Comment

sxsw23.jpgScores of publishing types are vying for a coveted spot at the SXSW Festival next year, proposing more than twenty panel discussions about the future of publishing. Online readers can vote on their favorite panels, helping determine the line-up at the festival next March.

Last year’s publishing panel sparked fireworks among literary bloggers. Over at BookSquare, Kassia Krozser has created an excellent list of all the voting options for 2010. Here’s a sampling of the entries, but be sure to vote on the complete list. Simply follow the individual links to vote.

Beyond Publishing: When Every Book is Connected to Everyone: Stephanie Troeth, Book Oven (Hugh McGuire, Peter Brantley, Andrew Savikas, Kassia Krozser)
A Brave New Future for Book Publishing : Kevin Smokler, CEO BookTour.com
Romancing the e-Book: Publishing’s e-Volutionary Revolution: Deidre Knight, Knight Agency (includes GalleyCat senior editor Ron Hogan)
The Novel in 2050: Richard Nash, Red Lemonade
Book Publishing – The New Ecosystem: Maya Bisineer, Memetales
Authors, Publishers and Social Media: Hug it Out: Tim O’Shaughnessy, LivingSocial
Why Keep Blogging? Real Answers for Smart Tweeple: Emily Gordon, Emdashes.com founder, includes GalleyCat senior editor Ron Hogan.