Porter Anderson (@Porter_Anderson ) BA, MA, MFA, is a journalist, speaker, and consultant
specializing in book publishing. Formerly with CNN, CNN.com and CNN International–as well as
the Village Voice, the Dallas Times Herald, and The Bookseller–he is Editor-in-Chief of
Publishing Perspectives, founded and operated by Frankfurt Book Fair New York.
Publishing Perspectives is the news medium for the international trade publishing industry.
With Jane Friedman, Anderson also produces The Hot Sheet, a private subscription newsletter
of expert industry analysis written expressly for trade and independent authors.
Within the past year, Anderson has spoken and/or covered and/or programmed events in
international publishing at venues including Frankfurter Buchmesse and its Business Club, The
International Publishers Association’s 32nd World Congress in New Delhi, Readmagine in
Madrid, StoryDrive Asia in Singapore, the London Book Fair, Publishers Forum in Berlin,
BookExpo in New York City, the Women’s Fiction Festival in Matera, PubTechConnect in New
York City, The Muse and the Marketplace in Boston, FutureBook in London, the Writer’s Digest
Annual Conference in New York City, Digital Book World in New York, Sharjah International
Book Fair and the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair in the UAE, and the Association of Writers
and Writing Programs (AWP) in Tampa and Washington.