Jobs & Internships | April 19th – 25th

Palgrave Macmillan | Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Palgrave Macmillan, a brand of Springer Nature, specializes in academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It publishes monographs, journals, textbooks, and professional work in a variety of subjects like Political Science, Economics, History, Literature, Linguistics, and Business. Its “mission is to publish high-quality original, peer-reviewed scholarly content for the humanities academic community.” Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | April 19th – 25th”

Tickets available for M.S. in Publishing students to attend 2018 BookExpo!

Image courtesy of BookExpo America.

Book Expo is almost here!

This year’s Book Expo America is taking place from Wednesday, May 30, through Friday, June 1 at the Javits Center (655 W 34th Street).

Book Expo America is the largest annual book trade fair in the United States. (It is generally referred to as the “BEA” in the industry.) Almost “all significant book publishers in the United States, and many from abroad, have booths and exhibits at BEA, and use the fair as an opportunity to showcase upcoming titles, sell current books, socialize with colleagues from other publishing houses, and sell and buy subsidiary rights and international rights. Authors, librarians, and buyers for book retailers also attend the event.”

 

 

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Alumni News | Lisa Brandenburg

M.S. in Publishing alumna Lisa Brandenburg has hit a big milestone in her life. Her first book Run has been published by Page Publishing. Here is a short synopsis of the new book:

“Run is a coming of age story about a young woman who is strong yet longs to find someone to sweep her off her feet. Is [Lani] desperate enough to forego her own dreams to live out an expectation of her life, or will she have the courage to choose the path less taken?

You’re invited to follow Lani’s roller coaster journey as you enjoy a front row view into Lani’s excitement for a long, overdue first date and all the anxiety that comes from prepping for the big night. Eventually, you’ll wish you could hold her hand as she questions everything she thought was right in the relationship, cheer her on as she asserts her independence and cringe when Richard shows up to her office unannounced. What will she decide? What would you?” Continue reading “Alumni News | Lisa Brandenburg”

Link of the Week | Young to Publishing Group

The Young to Publishing Group (YPG) is built on the understanding that entry-level employees – people with 0-5 years of publishing experience – generally need a little help networking outside the publishing house where they work. The brainchild of the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the organization helps “baby publishers” learn about the publishing industry. Membership is blessedly free and open to young, i.e. junior-level, employees. (Membership is contingent on being employed by an AAP member book-publishing house. Don’t worry, though. The list is quite long.) Continue reading “Link of the Week | Young to Publishing Group”

Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner

M.S. in Publishing Graduate Assistants Rachael Kelly, Jennifer Thompson, Ely Mellet, Bryan Potts, and Kimberly Holcombe. (Photo: Colleen Osborne)

On Thursday, April 12, the M.S. in Publishing program celebrated the achievements of students, alumni, and faculty at the annual Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner. An honored Pace tradition, the event recognized the professionalism of graduates and the dedication of students at every stage of the program. It was a particularly poignant event as Professor Sherman Raskin – the director of the publishing program for the last 32 years – announced his intention to retire in March. Professor Raskin has been a distinguished member of the Pace community for 55 years. Continue reading “Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner”