December 17th, 2009

Just one more non-main stream way to be published

A recent article in the Oregonian begins, “Last year, artist and author Lawrence Rinder gave up on the antiquated business of traditional publishing. The former curator for the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York could easily have sought a big-time book deal but chose to get his recent novel, "Revenge of the Decorated Pigs," produced in "jank editions," photocopies bound in manila folders and printed on demand by the Publication Studio in downtown Portland.”

While I’m not sure I buy the premise - the man has never published a novel before, so while he could have sought a “big-time book deal” who knows if he would have found one - this is still an interesting story about decidedly non-traditional publishing.

You can read the whole story here.

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