2018-2019 Distinguished Professor

The MS in Publishing program is delighted to announce the
2018-2019 Distinguished Professor –

Yahdon Israel

Image by Rog and Bee Walker

“Turning Barriers Into Bridges:
How to Create Market Opportunities with Innovative Thinking”
 

Yahdon Israel is a writer and editor and the creator of Literaryswag, a cultural movement that intersects literature and fashion to make books cool. He has written for Avidly, The New Inquiry, Brooklyn Magazine, LitHub, and Poets and Writers. He graduated from Pace University with a BA in English. He’s a fellow of the Dyson Society, a graduate of the Pforzheimer Honors College, and the 2013 recipient of the Charles H. Dyson Award. He is the Awards VP of the National Book Critics Circle, the host of the Literaryswag Book Club, a monthly book club that’s free and open to public, and the host of LIT, a weekly web series about books and culture. He is also featured in the PBS series, The Great American Read, which can be viewed here.

In his first lecture, “Turning Barriers Into Bridges: How to Create Market Opportunities with Innovative Thinking,” Mr. Israel will speak from his perspective as a writer, editor, and entrepreneur about how relationships can help us create frameworks that are valued by communities larger than our own.


His first lecture will take place:

Wednesday, October 10th, from 6-8 pm

Pace University, 163 Williams Street, 18th Floor

 

RSVP puboffice@pace.edu by September 27th, 2017

Refreshments and light snacks will be served

Made possible by a generous donation from David Pecker.

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