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Publishing Confidential

Kathleen Schmidt

News and analysis about the book publishing industry that you won't read anywhere else.


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The writers behind this newsletter.

  • Kathleen Schmidt

    25+ years in the book publishing industry. President of KMSPR, a strategy, marketing, PR, and branding firm focusing on authors, publishers, and publishing adjacent entities.

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