06 Finding your authentic creative voice with Winnie Danenbarger, Publishing Director for Quarto
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The Quarto Publishing Group creates a wide variety of books and intellectual property products, with a mission to inspire life's experiences. Produced in many formats for adults, children and the whole family, the products are visually appealing, information rich and stimulating.

Winnie, the SVP and Publishing Director for Quarto, has been working there since 1993 and has had various roles starting as the North American Marketing and Sales Manager for Rockport Publishers a global design book imprint based in Rockport Massachusetts. As Quarto Publishing Group USA grew, she more recently took the role of Group Publisher for a diverse list of imprint published out of the Beverly, Massachusetts office including Rockport Publishers, Quarry Books, Fair Winds Press, Cool Springs Press, and Harvard Common Press. With a focus on category driven, illustrated non-fiction including Art, Craft, Cookery, Gardening, Mind/Body/Spirit, Self Help and Hobbies. Winnie is also responsible for a list of 175 new illustrated titles a year!

Episode 6 includes:

  • Building experience across an industry
  • How to break into the book publishing industry
  • The benefits of doing internships
  • The importance of a physical book in an ever-growing digital world
  • An overview of trends in the book publishing industry
  • Insights into what Quarto look for in a potential author


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