“Run is a coming of age story about a young woman who is strong yet longs to find someone to sweep her off her feet. Is [Lani] desperate enough to forego her own dreams to live out an expectation of her life, or will she have the courage to choose the path less taken?
You’re invited to follow Lani’s roller coaster journey as you enjoy a front row view into Lani’s excitement for a long, overdue first date and all the anxiety that comes from prepping for the big night. Eventually, you’ll wish you could hold her hand as she questions everything she thought was right in the relationship, cheer her on as she asserts her independence and cringe when Richard shows up to her office unannounced. What will she decide? What would you?” Continue reading “Alumni News | Lisa Brandenburg”
Mauricio Díaz (’12) is the Art Director of Open Road Integrated Media, a digital media company founded on “breathing life into classic works” by authors like Alice Walker, Jack Kerouac, Joan Didion, and Sherman Alexie – writers whose books were traditionally only available in print. In his position, Díaz designs covers, hires freelance artists and designers, and dreams-up creative concepts for content. Continue reading “Alumni in the Spotlight | Mauricio Díaz”
Ahmed Alali (’15) is an editor of fiction and nonfiction at Rewayat, a company that publishes Arabic and translated novels for young readers and adults in the United Arab Emirates. Rewayat is a subsidiary of the Kalimat Group, the UAE’s “frontrunner in the field of Arabic Literature publishing.” (Kalimat is Arabic for “words”.) Continue reading “Alumni in the Spotlight | Ahmed Alali”
The M.S. in Publishing Program at Pace University has been around for 30 years now, so we have a lot of successful alumni out in the field. As current students gear up to head out into the real world, here are some encouraging and successful stories from our alumni:
Now Subsidiary Rights Manager at Chronicle Books and just celebrated 6th anniversary at the company.
Just got a new job as the Acquisitions Editor at Start Publishing.
At the end of 2016, promoted to Director of Library Sales for SAGE Publishing (North America).
Mizuho Americas’ Vice President US Regulatory Reporting.
Promoted to Content Development Director at the American Booksellers Association on June 1, joining the senior staff.
Awarded the Kathryn Gurfein Writing Fellowship from the Writing Institute at Sarah Lawrence College in March, which grants a year of one-on-one mentoring with a professor while writing first young adult novel.
Recently promoted to Senior Digital Editor at The Knot.
Senior Marketing Manager at HarperCollins Children’s Books.
Recently promoted to Manager of Digital Asset Management at Bain & Company, one of the world’s leading management consulting firms.
Currently work as a Senior Content Strategist for Aspen University.
Publishing expertise have made her the go-to for production and delivery of all marketing, communications, and sales content for the entire university.
Recently accepted a position as Audience Development Manager at Motherly, the fastest growing parenting site for millennial moms. She will be leading their social media and growth strategy.
Recently promoted to Associate Editor at Harlequin TEEN in mid-July.
Recently promoted to Managing Editor at FindaTopDoc, a website dedicated to helping consumers find the right doctors in their area.