Chris Gruener is the publisher of Cameron + Company, a boutique book publishing company based in Petaluma, California, currently celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2014. Cameron + Co focuses on “books that need to be books,” publishing photography, art, food/wine, and children’s books. Cameron + Co also includes Cameron Studios, headed by Creative Director Iain Morris, which offers book design and packaging services to authors, artists and other book publishers. Gruener also runs Roundtree Press, which publishes general nonfiction and fiction books using a hybrid publishing model. Prior to Cameron + Co, Gruener worked in sales and marketing for literary agents, publishers, distributors and sales groups throughout the country.
Why are you at WORK?: I love the creative energies spilling out of WORK. It seems to be serving as the hub for all things creative in Petaluma and I’m looking forward to tapping in!