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Ruth Chou Simons added as keynote for closing webcast
of PubU Online, Oct. 1st

Bestselling and award-winning author and artist Ruth Chou Simons has just been confirmed as the presenter of the closing session of PubU Online on October 1st at 10 am central. Simons will present on “Art that Heals in a Time of Crisis,” exploring the role of art and creativity in our industry and for us as individuals.  She is the author of GraceLacedBeholding and Becoming, and Foundations. As an artist, entrepreneur (, and speaker, Simons uses each of these platforms to spiritually sow the Word of God into people’s hearts, intersecting daily life with word and art.  Also featured in the closing PubU Online session will be the presentation of the Top Shelf Book Cover Award winners — honoring the best book and Bible designs of the year.

The PubU Online webinar series begins on Aug. 31, featuring daily webinars and forums through  Oct. 1st.  Webinars are offered in tracks on Diversity & Inclusion, Marketing, Editorial, and Data-Delivery-Workflow.  In addition, three general sessions focus on the theme of “Publishing in a Time of Crisis” with Dr. Theon Hill, Kirsten McLean (NPD), and Ruth Chou Simons.

Registration includes access to all webinars and master classes.