On Publishing

On Publishing is a podcast about books and publishing. Each episode features an interview with a publishing professional, including book editors and publishers, marketers and publicists, book designers and sales executives, as well as writers and authors from all categories and genres of publishing. In each interview we'll seek to draw out relevant stories and experiences from our guests, and discover some of the key lessons or truths they've discovered. We seek to provide this inside look at the industry for aspiring writers, book lovers, and anyone seeking a career in book publishing.

4. Andrew Stoddard, Editorial Director at WaterBrook – “What Does An Acquisition Editor Do?”

In this episode of “On Publishing” we talk with Andrew Stoddard, editorial director at WaterBrook & Multnomah, imprints of Penguin Random House. In this conversation we talk about the work that he does every day inside a large publisher of spiritual books, how an acquisition editor decides which books to take to his or her team, and when an editor decides to ultimately buy a book and why. If you enjoyed this episode please leave a review and subscribe to On Publishing so you can keep up with future weekly episodes. If you have any questions about writing or publishing that you’d like us discuss, or other people you think we should interview,  send us an e-mail at info@thebinderyagency.com. Include the word “Podcast” in the subject line of your message. This episode was hosted by Alex Field and Ingrid Beck, edited by Joey Howell, and the music is by Not The King. Produced by The Bindery Agency, www.TheBinderyAgency.com.

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