Teresa Elsey

Senior Managing Editor (Digital), Trade Publishing, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Teresa Elsey is senior managing editor (digital) in the Trade division at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. She directs a group that produces and updates more than a thousand ebooks yearly, including adult fiction and nonfiction, culinary and lifestyle, YA titles, picture books, and e-only projects. She began her career in print publishing (though she likes ebooks better!) and has also worked at O’Reilly Media, Let’s Go, and Cengage.

Teresa's Sessions

Oh, the Places Ebooks Go: An ebook’s journey from creation to circulation

Auditorium Rooms B & C
Follow the journey of an ebook file from publisher to library reader, as Rose Donohoo (OverDrive) and Maria Cipriano (Toronto Public Library), in conversation with Teresa Elsey (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), survey the ebook lending landscape. As the ebook and its metadata travel from publisher to OverDrive ingestion and validation to library purchase and curation, we’ll […]
EBC: End Users' Perspective EBC: Workflows

“Everybody’s Working on the Weekend” Lunch ‘n’ Learn: Committees, working groups, and volunteerism in digital publishing

Collaboration Centre Café
The #eprdctn community never sleeps, and there are countless opportunities to get involved in steering the present and future of digital publishing. Grab your lunch and join your friendly neighbourhood ebookcraft steering committee for a quick overview of industry working groups and a discussion of the pros and cons of widespread volunteerism in the industry. […]
EBC: Community & Industry