BTB #142: Raccah: We Publish Authors Not Books

Dominique RaccahIn the future, predicts Sourcebooks CEO Dominique Raccah, “Publishers are going to take more risks and authors are going to take that risk with them.”

As a follow-up to her PubWest conference keynote address, she spoke with Chris Kenneally about the evolution of publisher-author relationships. Raccah describes a business partnership that is meant to be long-term. “We’re not interested in a one book deal with a specific author. We’re interested in what’s four books look like? What’s next? What’s your vision for your future? And we’ll create that with you, but we’ve got to have a clear game plan of success before we go forward.”

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