Clare (McGlade) Perret ’12 is a Senior Production Editor at Simon & Schuster Children’s Books and also works as a freelance copy editor and proofreader. She has worked on books by Jason Reynolds, Sharon Draper, Evan Turk, Frances O’Roark Dowell, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Hilary McKay, and Susan Cooper, among many others. Originally from Southern California, she moved to New York City in 2010 to attend Pace University’s MS in Publishing program. She is also an avid tap dancer and swing dancer. She lives with her husband in Queens, New York.
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“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”