From the Classroom to the Bookshelf

Whether you have aspirations of being an author or helping authors achieve their book publishing dream, the path to publishing is never a straight line.

In this episode of the Pub Date podcast, Dr. Jen Dorsey and Vanessa Campos talk with Maria Dismondy on her journey to becoming a publisher. Maria started out in the classroom years before writing ten books. She loved getting powerful messages into the world through realistic fiction and saw a need to have more diverse books for children. So much that she began Cardinal Rule Press in 2015. There Maria uses her experiences as an award-winning author to work with writers on getting their messages into the world. She takes pride in mentoring Cardinal Rule Press authors and offering a customized marketing campaign that her team coordinates and implements.

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Produced by OC Talk Radio at UCI Beall Applied Innovation

Producer: Paul Roberts, founder of OC Talk Radio

Executive Producer: Emily Carpenter-Pulskamp of Little Red Communications


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