Link of the Week | Best Books of 2017

End of term is fast approaching. As finals become a stress of the past, publishing students can finally return to what inspired them to join the program in the first place: books. And boy does NPR have an amazing desktop app to help you find your holiday read. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Best Books of 2017”

Link of the Week | Shelf Awareness

I don’t know about you, but I subscribe to a number of book-related newsletters. I like the way they balance-out the news, university, and bill notifications that ding into my inbox each day. Shelf Awareness is one such newsletter recommended by Professor Denning. It publishes two newsletters a week: one for general readers, geared towards book discovery, and one for industry professionals, geared towards sales. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Shelf Awareness”

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”

Link of the Week | Book Industry Guild of New York

The Book Industry Guild of New York (BIGNY) is an organization for book publishing and manufacturing professionals. Operated by members for members, it subsidizes educational seminars and trips, holds monthly information programs, and raises money for the Literacy Assistance Center, a nonprofit dedicated to “strengthening and expanding the adult education system, and to advancing adult literacy as a core value in our society and a foundation for equal opportunity and social justice.” BIGNY partners include the Graphic Artists Guild, Book Business magazine, and the Women’s National Book Association. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Book Industry Guild of New York”

Link of the Week | Pen + Brush

Pen + Brush Gallery | 29 East 22nd Street, New York, NY, 10010
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 12–6pm

Gender-based inequality has long been an issue in the arts. As we learned from VIDA in last Wednesday’s Link of the Week, women make up 80 per cent of the publishing workforce, yet they are underrepresented as reviewers, byline-holders, and writers. Pen + Brush recognizes this disparity, and works to effect real change for emerging and mid-career female artists and writers. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Pen + Brush”