Australian book publishers tackle digital challenges


More than 400 members of Australia's book publishing industry are gathering in Melbourne for a symposium on how best to address the demands of digital publishing.

"The Digital Revolution: Publishing in the 21st Century" is the first time that the local industry has come together to focus on finding new opportunities with the release of e-book readers such as Kindle.

The Australia Council's CEO, Kathy Keele, says Australia is in danger of being left behind the US and the UK.

"In Australia, we're behind the rest of the world in getting our writers represented in the e-book phenomena," she said.

About Nate Hoffelder (11227 Articles)
Nate Hoffelder is the founder and editor of The Digital Reader:"I've been into reading ebooks since forever, but I only got my first ereader in July 2007. Everything quickly spiraled out of control from there. Before I started this blog in January 2010 I covered ebooks, ebook readers, and digital publishing for about 2 years as a part of MobileRead Forums. It's a great community, and being a member is a joy. But I thought I could make something out of how I covered the news for MobileRead, so I started this blog."

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