Welcome Back to Pace University, from Professor Sherman Raskin

Dear Colleagues and Graduate Students,

I hope you all enjoyed your winter break. I would especially like to welcome the 21 newly-admitted students to the program. One student is visiting all the way from Wuhan University, and another is a professional research scholar from Beijing. Our faculty and staff look forward to working with you and assisting you this semester. Continue reading “Welcome Back to Pace University, from Professor Sherman Raskin”

Welcome back to the Spring 2018 semester, from Prof. Jane Denning

(Photo: Rachael Kelly)

I hope you all had a restful holiday break and that you are ready for an exciting semester in the M.S. in Publishing program! We have a number of great opportunities for you this semester, including the opportunity to apply for the Edgell and Littleford Scholarships and an on-site visit to Hachette Book Group (date and time TBA). Last semester, we visited the Big 5 publisher Simon & Schuster. Continue reading “Welcome back to the Spring 2018 semester, from Prof. Jane Denning”

Join BIGNY for Volunteer Happy Hour on Jan. 25

The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is hosting a happy hour event for prospective volunteers TOMORROW at Foxy John’s Bar and Kitchen, a “clubby hangout with new American eats & handcrafted cocktails, plus live music & TVs showing sports.” Unfamiliar with BIGNY? Check out our November Link of the Week profile.


If you would like to attend this event, email Jody Ray (ray@maplepress.com) or Steve Bedney (sbedney@gmail.com).


Quote of the Week | Walt Disney

Today marked a momentous occasion in Hollywood. On the heels of 2017/18’s historic #MeToo movement and the Women’s March on Saturday, beloved Disney character Minnie Mouse just took her rightful place on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in front of the El Capitan Theatre. Joining long-time beau Mickey Mouse (who received his star in 1978, almost 40 years ago), the ceremony celebrated Minnie’s ninetieth birthday, and marked the 2,627th addition to the Southern Californian-stretch of celebrity. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Walt Disney”

Welcome back, everyone!

Hello, M.S. in Publishing students! We hope you had a great break. The M.S. in Publishing lab resumes normal hours as of today, January 22, and the blog has yawned and stretched to prepare for 2018. The lab is open from 10am–6pm on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and from 1pm–6pm on Tuesdays and Fridays this term. Feel free to work on your assignments here – the lab’s 30 iMacs are fully up-to-date, and equipped with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office.