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”

Beijing Meets Big Data

Pace Publishing Welcomes
the China Publishing Group

Kirsten D. Sandberg

Mr. Zhou of China Publishing and Media Holdings introduces his colleagues to Prof. Sandberg and Prof. Lian.

For three weeks, from May 14 to May 30, Pace University hosted a delegation of Chinese publishing executives and engineers from the Beijing-based China Publishing Group. They came to meet their counterparts in New York and attend Book Expo at the Javits Center.

Co-directed by Professors Xiao Chuan Lian and Kirsten Sandberg, the three-week program focused on how to use big data across the publishing value chain and how to launch subscription-based educational podcasts, which are wildly popular and increasingly profitable in China. Continue reading “Beijing Meets Big Data”