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Sherman Raskin introducing Manuela Soares as the new M.S. in Publishing Director at the Spring 2018 Student & Alumni Appreciation Dinner. (Photo: Rachael Kelly)

After 32 years as the M.S. in Publishing Director, Sherman Raskin has retired and is being succeeded by Manuela Soares. Professor Soares has been director of the Graduate Seminar in the Publishing Program since 2004 and associate director of the Pace University Press since 2015. Prior to joining Pace University, Professor Soares worked in both book and magazine publishing for 30 years, holding positions at companies such as the Scholastic Trade Book division and Rizzoli International.

With a stunning background in publishing and her support for the future of M.S. in Publishing students, Professor Soares is sure to continue building Pace University’s successful reputation for the Publishing Program as its new director.

Congratulations, Professor Soares!

Job Opportunity | Oxford University Press

Oxford University Press | Marketing Coordinator

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Relevant Marketing Experience

Oxford University Press (OUP) works out of the University of Oxford. They are committed to “excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.”

OUP is looking for an enthusiastic and motivated Marketing Coordinator for its Global Academic team. The Marketing Coordinator will create and implement integrated marketing campaigns for assigned products and disciplines across the print and digital publishing program in the Social Sciences.  Continue reading “Job Opportunity | Oxford University Press”

Jobs & Internships | August 13 – 17

Penguin Random House | Marketing Assistant

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

Penguin Random House is one of the Big 5 publishers and the leading publisher in adult and children’s publishing in North America, the United Kingdom, and many other regions around the world. It is “committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.” Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | August 13 – 17”

Quote of the Week | Anthony Bourdain

On June 8, 2018, the world sadly lost Anthony Bourdain, a world-renowned chef and TV personality. Bourdain was well-known for his love of traveling and food, hosting shows like A Cook’s TourNo ReservationsThe Layover, and Parts Unknown, while also guest judging cooking competitions such as Top Chef. In addition to food and travel, though, Bourdain had a passion for story-telling and made quite an impact on the publishing industry. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Anthony Bourdain”

Looking Back on BookExpo 2018

(Photo: Kathryn Stroble)

This year at BookExpo America (BEA), M.S. in Publishing students and faculty were given the opportunity to mingle and network with publishers, authors, and fellow book lovers. From the start, BEA focused on the importance of bookstores, free speech, and diversity in publishing. (Check out our Quote of the Week to read more about how diversity is playing a bigger role in the publishing industry.) Continue reading “Looking Back on BookExpo 2018”

Jobs & Internships | July 18–24

DeFiore and Company | Fall 2018 Internship

Location: New York, NY
Position: Internship (For school credit only)
Experience: Entry-level

DeFiore and Company is a literary agency that was founded in 1999 by Brian DeFiore, who worked 20+ years at top publishing houses such as St. Martin’s Press, Hyperion, and Random House Publishing Group. To date, DeFiore and Company consists of fourteen agents, who all believe in helping “authors make their work the best it can possibly be.” Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | July 18–24”