Publishers advice service

Members will receive free access to an advice service run by industry expert Richard Smart. 

Richard Smart has been a book publisher for fifty-four years, working for several major companies in Australia and overseas (Ure Smith, Angus and Robertson, Collins, Macmillan, ABC Books and CHOICE Books). He now runs his own book publishing and consultancy business, Richard Smart Publishing, which was first established in 1975. From 2002-2010 he was a director of the Australian Publishers Association, and the convenor of the independent publishers committee. He compiles and edits the APA’s book, An Introduction to Australian Book Publishing, and convenes the annual seminar which is based on the book.

Richard provides advice on a range of topics including:

Agents Design Finance
Bookselling Distribution  Marketing
Business Planning Digital Publishing  Publicity
Contracts Editorial  Rights Trading
Copyright Export Sales


Contact Richard Smart


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