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John Green to Keynote Publishing App Expo

Novelist and video blogger John Green will keynote mediabistro.com’s Publishing App Expo on December 7th and 8th.

In a presentation entitled “How Nerdfighters Can Save Publishing,” Green will share lessons he learned while building one million Twitter followers and 17 million channel views on YouTube. Green wrote Looking for Alaska, An Abundance of Katherines and Paper Towns. He also co-wrote Will Grayson, Will Grayson.

Follow this link for package and pricing details–you can buy tickets for a single track, one day, or for the whole conference. The list includes digital publishing leaders from Barnes & Noble, Lulu, Zinio and Rukus Media. The conference brings together writers, editors, and publishers for a two-day safari through the world of eBook app design, demographics and distribution.

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