Peter Meyers

Peter Meyers designs, speaks, and writes about digital books. Author of the forthcoming “Breaking the Page, Saving the Reader: A Buyer & Builder’s Guide to Digital Books”. For more than two decades he’s worked at the intersection of writing and technology. He co-founded Digital Learning Interactive, a pioneering multimedia textbook publisher (sold in 2004 to Thomson Learning).

Peter has also written about the strange and wonderful effects of computers on mainstream culture for many publications, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Wired, Salon, and the Village Voice. During a five-year tour of duty at O’Reilly Media he worked in the Missing Manual group, serving as managing editor and associate publisher.

Recent writing projects include Enhanced Ebooks Today & Tomorrow: A Survey for Authors and Publishers and Best iPad Apps (O’Reilly Media, 2010). He blogs at Peter’s undergraduate degree is from Harvard, where he studied American history and literature, and he has an MFA in fiction from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop. He lives with his wife and two daughters in “upstate Manhattan” (aka Washington Heights).