Link of the Week | Caveat

 

CAVEAT is “New York’s newest speakeasy stage for playful, intelligent nightlife.” Located at 21 A Clinton St. on the Lower East Side, the bar/salon is a mix of Harvard Club, the esteemed meeting place of Harvard intellectuals, and CBGB, the birthplace of punk. Intrigued? This’ll seal the deal. Caveat promises that if you go there for drinks, you’ll go home smarter. Sold. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Caveat”

Bette Rockmore is the David Pecker Distinguished Professor of Publishing for 2017/18

 
“Bridging the Gap: From the Classroom to Corporate America”

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 | 6–8pm
Pace University, 163 Williams Street, 18th Floor
Please RSVP to puboffice@pace.edu.
Refreshments and light snacks will be served.

Bette Rockmore spent 35 years in magazine advertising sales at Hachette, Meredith Corporation, and American Media. For the last eight years, she has served at SiriusXM’s Senior Vice President for advertising and sponsor sales. Today, she is a senior consultant at SiriusXM. In anticipation of her lecture on Wednesday, we’re posting a teaser Q&A. Continue reading “Bette Rockmore is the David Pecker Distinguished Professor of Publishing for 2017/18”

Quote of the Week | Jesmyn Ward

And we’re back! We hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving holiday. Now, let us return to the world of books. Since you all follow us on Facebook and Twitter (*cough, cough*), I’m sure you’re aware that the novelist, essayist, and memoirist Jesmyn Ward won the National Book Award for fiction on November 15 for… Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Jesmyn Ward”

Quote of the Week | Edwidge Danticat

On November 9, late in the evening, the University of Oklahoma’s award-winning magazine of international literature and culture, World Literature Today, announced the 2017 winner of the Neustadt International Prize for Literature: Edwidge Danticat. In addition to a certificate and prestige, the award comes with a $50,000 stipend and a replica of an eagle feather cast in silver. (#Swag.) The Haitian-American writer is the 25th laureate of the prize. Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Edwidge Danticat”