Jobs of the Week

Macmillan Education: Sales Associate (Palgrave Higher Education)

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: 1–3 years

Macmillan Education provides world class content in the most relevant, engaging, and flexible formats to support students, teachers, and institutions through a lifetime of learning. Macmillan Education produces content for English Language Teaching (ELT) and for school curricula around the world while Palgrave Higher Education develops and distributes textbooks, ebooks, and interactive e-learning resources for university-level students. Continue reading “Jobs of the Week”

WNBA Writing Contest now accepting submissions

WNBA Writing Contest
now accepting submissions

Categories:
Fiction | Creative nonfiction/memoir | Poetry | YA Fiction

Prizes:
$250 cash for the winner in each category and publication in The Bookwoman.

Deadline:
March 1, 2018

Submission Guidelines:
wnba-books.org/contest

 

Link of the Week | Heard on the Web: Media Intelligence


Robert “Bo” Sacks has worked in the printing and publishing industry for more than 40 years. He likes to say he began his career where most people’s end because – unlike most employees who get their start working as an intern or assistant – he launched his career founding a weekly newspaper in the city. He then went on to “become one of the founding fathers” of High Times Magazine and mediaIDEAS, a now-defunct consulting company that specialized in digital, mobile, and social research. Over the course of his career, Sacks has worked as a publisher, editor, freelance writer, director of manufacturing and distribution, senior sales manager, circulator, chief of operations, pressman, cameraman, lecturer, and web site developer. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Heard on the Web: Media Intelligence”

Around Town: Oct. 17th – Oct. 23rd

An Evening with the 2017 NYC Emerging Writers Fellows

When: October 18, 2017 @ 7-8:30pm

Where: The Center for Fiction, 17 E 47th St, New York, NY 10017

Every year, the NYC Emerging Writers Fellowship selects promising, new writers and grants them money along with a mentorship, in order for them to succeed in their careers. Continue reading “Around Town: Oct. 17th – Oct. 23rd”

Quote of the Week | Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate

On October 14, Richard Wilbur, second Poet Laureate of the United States, passed away at the age of 96. Wilbur worked as a writer for more than 60 years and valued “traditional virtuosity over self-dramatization.” He won his first Pulitzer for the collection Things of This World: Poems, published in 1956 (it also won the National Book Award), and his second Pulitzer for New and Collected Poems, published in 1989. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Richard Wilbur, Poet Laureate”