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Due to the popularity of the first workshop in July, another session on practical publishing options has been set. New technology as well as tips for scheduling, marketing, and budget costs for your book will all be covered. Get questions answered by a publishing pro!
W. Paul Coates is the founder and president of Black Classic Press, which specializes in republishing obscure and significant works by and about people of African descent. A leader in the field of small publishers, Coates founded BCP Digital Printing in 1995 to produce books and documents using digital print technology. Coates formerly served as an African American Studies reference and acquisition librarian at Howard University's Moorland-Spingarn Research Center. A former member and Maryland State Coordinator of The Black Panther Party, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Black Panther Party Archives at Howard University. Coates is co-editor of Black Bibliophiles and Collectors: Preservers of Black History (Howard University Press, 1990). He formerly owned and operated The Black Book (1972 - 1978), a Baltimore based bookstore.