Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson

Sara Nelson is an American publishing industry figure who is an editor and book reviewer and consultant and columnist and who is currently the editorial director at Nelson is notable for having been editor in chief at the book industry's chief trade publication Publishers Weekly from 2005–2009 during a time of wrenching restructuring and industry downsizing. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Sara Nelson has 10 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2000 Forum as an Editor. The year with the most videos was 2005 with three videos as an Author. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2009 with an average of 435 views per program as a Critic for the Daily Beast. Most common tags: Book Business, Arts & Literature.

Appearances by Title:c. September 1, 2009 - Present Editor, Books, [O, The Oprah Magazine] Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Freelance Correspondent Videos: 1 c. January 1, 2009 - Present Critic, Daily Beast Videos: 1 Author Videos: 2 c. October 6, 2000 - Present Editor, Videos: 1


Editor-in-Chief, [Publishers Weekly] c. January 1, 2005 - c. January 1, 2009 Videos: 4

Recent Appearances

  • Publishing in the 21st Century

    Publishing in the 21st Century

    A panel of publishers discussed the issues facing the industry. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. The…

  • About Reading Panel

    About Reading Panel

    Louise Steinman moderated a panel discussion on reading. The authors also responded to questions from members of the audience. Louise Steinman is the author of The…

  • After Words with Elaine Showalter

    After Words with Elaine Showalter

    Elaine Showalter talked about her book A Jury of Her Peers: American Women Writers from Anne Bradstreet to Annie Proulx

  • Publishing Industry News

    Publishing Industry News

    Sara Nelson talked about recent events in the publishing industry, including job cuts and cessation of acquisitions.

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