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Peter J. Malia Peter J. Malia

Principal | The Connecticut Press

Monroe, CT, UNITED STATES

Experienced speaker on various forms of publishing -- from traditional printing to print-on-demand publishing and book distrubtion through o

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Biography

Peter J. Malia is a 30-year veteran of the non-profit, publishing, and marketing industries. Trained as a professional historian at Trinity College and Fordham University, he has served as chief research historian at Sleepy Hollow Restorations, Inc., Assistant Editor of Sleepy Hollow Press, and Editor-in-chief at The Connecticut Historical Society. Currently engaed as the principal architect of The Connecticut Press, he is responsible for developing a series of award-winning titles ranging from biography and history to art and American literature.

Industry Expertise (3)

Publishing

Media - Print

Printing

Areas of Expertise (4)

Pod Printing

Self-Publishing

Print Choices for New Authors

Specialty Publishing

Accomplishments (1)

Top Ten Global Editor (professional)

Three-time recipient of Ragan Communications Top Ten Global Editor.

Education (3)

Fordham University: Ph.D (ABD), Amnerican History

Trinity College: M.A., American Histroy

Providence College: B.A., History

Affiliations (5)

  • International Book & Publishers Association
  • Society of Scholarly Publishing
  • Publishing in the Digital Age
  • Connecticut Authors & Publishers Association
  • The Connecticut Press

Event Appearances (5)

Title

CAPA Regional Meeting  Shelton, CT

2011-10-17

Title

Connecticut Biography   Assoc. for the Study of CT History - University of Connecticut

2010-11-06

Title

Connecticut At War  Association for the Study of CT History - Manchester Community College

2009-11-07

Title

A Most Reluctant Hero  New Haven Museum

2010-01-07

Title

First By Land Then By Sea: The Diary of Thomas Painter  West Haven Historical Society

2011-10-20

Sample Talks (4)

What Is Self-Publishing?

A detailed look into the various aspects of the burgeoning self-publishing arena and how to soert it all out.

The Good, Bad & the Ugly About Publishing Your Own Book

Comprehensive overview of the various alternatives authors have to their books.

Specialty Publishing; What Is It?

How specialty publishing is striking a balance between the traditional and the revolutionary.

I Wrote A Book ... Now What?

A roadmap to the options that are available to writers faced with a maze of choices in bringing their book to print.

Style

Availability

  • Keynote
  • Moderator
  • Panelist
  • Workshop Leader
  • Host/MC
  • Author Appearance

Fees

500 to 2500 *Will consider certain engagements for no fee