5. Christine Edwards, Senior VP of Sales, HarperCollins – “The Art of Selling Books”
When Christine Edwards stepped into the publishing industry, she worked as a buyer at Waldenbooks. After a season as a book buyer at Borders, the mega-bookstore that once competed with Barnes & Noble, Christine moved to the publishing side of the business, taking a sales job at the Crown Publishing Group. She is currently the Senior VP of Sales at HarperCollins. We talk with Christine about the ever-changing book marketplace and what it takes to sell books successfully. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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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