We hope everyone has an amazing summer, whether you are working, vacationing, or relaxing at home! Starting today, the blog will be catching up on reading and some much needed rest until Fall 2018. Happy Summer!
Hachette Books | Publicity Assistant
Hachette Book Group, one of the Big 5 publishers, is “a leading trade publisher based in New York and a division of Hachette Livre (a Lagardère company), the third-largest trade and educational publisher in the world.” Hachette is made up of eight publishing groups: Little, Brown and Company; Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Grand Central Publishing; Perseus Books; Orbit; Hachette Books; Hachette Nashville; and Hachette Audio. Some of its authors include: Stephen Colbert, Chris Colfer, Tina Fey, Newt Gingrich, Neil Patrick Harris, Joyce Meyer, Stephenie Meyer, and James Patterson. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | June 13 – 19”
BookExpo America (BEA) is considered to be “the #1 book and author event” within the publishing industry. While its sister event BookCon is more geared toward consumers, BEA provides a more business-like environment for publishing professionals. BEA is a place “to discover emerging authors and the next blockbuster titles, engage with the world’s most influential publishers, and learn from industry leaders and peers.” It’s one of the few moments when publishing professionals, authors, and readers can come together to discuss the future of the book industry. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Diversity at BookExpo 2018”
Macmillan | Assistant Editor
Macmillan Publishing was founded by Daniel and Alexander Macmillan in London in 1843 and is another one of the Big 5 publishers. It has a number of imprints across the globe. Some of their U.S. publishers include Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Henry Holt and Company; Picador; St. Martin’s Press; Tor/Forge; Macmillan Audio; and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Many of these publishers are based in New York City. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | June 7 – 12”
Call For New Board Members
The Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) supports “women in the book industry through literary events, networking, literacy projects, workshops, open mic nights, book clubs, and many other entertaining programs throughout the season.” Its NYC chapter recently posted a great way to get involved if you are a member (you can join here for $50 or $20 if you are a student). Continue reading “WNBA-NYC | Volunteer Opportunity”