MARQUETTE – Mark Dressler, a book industry analyst and consultant, will discuss “Emerging Book Industry Trends: The Future Role of Authors, Publishers, Retailers and Readers” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Federated Women’s Clubhouse.

            Dressler is a Northern Michigan University graduate with a degree in marketing. He is the Director of Education for BookExpo America, the largest book publishing event in the U.S., and is credited with transforming it into a global industry event that attracts more than 32,000 professionals annually.

            Sponsored by Passages North literary magazine and the Master of Fine Arts program in creative writing in the English department at NMU, this free event is open to the public. For more information, contact 227-2711.

Prepared By
Becky Kratz