We Need Diverse Books | Internship Grants

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We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) is a non-profit organization of children’s book enthusiasts that supports essential changes in the publishing industry. Its “aim is to help produce and promote literature that reflects and honors the lives of all young people.” WNDB strives to put more books with diverse characters into the hands of all kids. Continue reading “We Need Diverse Books | Internship Grants”

Jobs & Internships | March 8th – 14th

Grand Central Publishing | Publicity Assistant

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

Grand Central Publishing is an imprint at Hachette Book Group, one of the Big 5 publishers. Grand Central Publishing “reaches a diverse audience through hardcover, trade paperback and mass market imprints that cater to every kind of reader.” It has published books including Nicholas Sparks’ The Wedding, Jimmy Fallon’s Thank You Notes and Thank You Notes 2, and Brad Meltzer’s The Escape Artist. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | March 8th – 14th”

Around Town | March 6th – 12th

Kelly Barnhill | Dreadful Young Ladies

When: March 7, 2018 @ 7:30pm
Where: Greenlight Bookstore, 632 Flatbush Avenue (at Fenimore), Brooklyn, NY, 11225

Kelly Barnhill is a World Fantasy Award and Newbery Medal winner. Hosted by Greenlight Bookstore in Brooklyn, she will be presenting her newest collection of short fiction, Dreadful Young Ladies (which include witches, pirates, evil stepmothers, and invisible girls). The stories in Dreadful Young Ladies “feature bold, reality-bending fantasy underscored by rich universal themes of love, death, jealousy, and hope.” Barnhill will present and read from her new short story collection, followed by a signing and Q&A. Continue reading “Around Town | March 6th – 12th”

Jobs & Internships | March 1st – 7th

Three Rooms Press | Publicity Intern

Location: New York, NY
Position: Publicity Internship
Experience: Entry-level

Three Rooms Press is “a fierce New York-based independent publisher inspired by dada, punk, and passion.” It publishes fiction, memoirs, poetry, drama, and art, while also promoting literary and cultural events around the world (including readings, plays, workshops, and concerts). Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | March 1st – 7th”

Around Town | Feb. 27th – March 5th

 Unbound Worlds & YPG | Sci-Fi & Fantasy Trivia Happy Hour

When: March 5, 2018 @ 6–8pm
Where: Penguin Random House (2nd Floor), 1745 Broadway, New York, NY, 10019

Young to Publishing Group (YPG) and Unbound Worlds is coming together to host a “March-Madness inspired event” for all publishing industry professionals. YPG is an organization dedicated to helping junior publishing industry professionals. Unbound Worlds is a Penguin Random House site dedicated to sci-fi and fantasy literature.

At this event, you will have the opportunity to “kick off Cage Match 2018, Unbound Worlds’ annual original fiction bracket tournament, with a happy hour and sci-fi/fantasy trivia event.” You will get to test your knowledge of outer worlds, magical creatures, and more as you compete to win prizes. Plus, you will get to mingle with publishing colleagues while grabbing free drinks and snacks!

For more information and to RSVP for this free event, click here.

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