Quote of the Week | Sarah Kay

Kay at the 2018 Texas Book Festival
Photo Credit: Larry D. Moore

Sarah Kay is a New York based poet. She founded a company called Project VOICE which is a team of poets who educate students and perform in competitions and on the stage.

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Alumni in the Spotlight | Kevin Baker

Kevin Baker ’18, a recent graduate of the M.S. in Publishing program at Pace University, now works as a Journal Development Editor at Springer Nature. His area of focus there is with academic research journals. Born and raised in Pennsylvania, he moved to the New York City area in 2016 to attend Pace.

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Quote of the Week | Michelle Cliff

Photo Credit: Noel Furie

Michelle Cliff was a Jamaican-American author who wrote poetry and literary criticism. Originally from Jamaica, her family moved to New York when she was three years old. When she was 10, the family move back to Jamaica. She returned to New York in 1960 and attended Wagner College for her B.A.

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Mentoring Workshop with Bette Rockmore

“After attending the mentoring sessions, I’m confident that my revised resume and cover letter will help me secure a job that I’m passionate about in the future.” Ayana Underwood

The Fall 2018 Semester offered two 3-week mentoring sessions for students graduating this upcoming winter or spring to receive job and interview advice from Professor Bette Rockmore. The sessions took place in September and October and met on a weekly basis for three weeks at the Midtown Campus, where students were able to work with their peers and Professor Rockmore to help refine their job searching skills to prepare them for the completion of the program.

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Around Town | Maid

A free event is happening at Books Are Magic: Author Stephanie Land will be talking about her book, Maid, on January 23rd between 7:30pm-8:30pm.
She is a journalist whose work has been featured in The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Guardian.

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