Independent Bookstores

In the age of technology, some may think the only way to buy books is through Amazon. Sure, it’s easy and convenient, but sometimes it’s best to go into an actual bookstore, hold a book in your hands, and buy the title you’ve been wanting for a while. Plus, there is nothing more satisfying than discovering a new book by browsing through a bookstore and spotting a well-designed cover. Continue reading “Independent Bookstores”

Jobs of the Week

Palgrave Macmillan: Editorial Assistant, Literature

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Palgrave Macmillan specializes in academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It publishes monographs, journals, textbooks, and professional work in a variety of subjects like Political Science, Economics, History, Literature, Linguistics, and Business. Its “mission is to publish high-quality original, peer-reviewed scholarly content for the humanities academic community.” Continue reading “Jobs of the Week”

Around Town: Nov. 14th – Nov. 20th

Listen Up! An Update on Audiobooks from BIGNY

When: November 14, 2017 @ 5:15–7:30pm
Where: Penguin Random House, 1745 Broadway, 2nd Floor, New York, NY

The Book Industry Guild of New York is a member-operated professional organization composed of professionals from every aspect of the book publishing and book manufacturing industries. It sponsors educational seminars and trips, holds monthly informational programs, and helps raise money for the Literacy Assistance Center.” Continue reading “Around Town: Nov. 14th – Nov. 20th”

Internship | Start Publishing

Start Media LLC

Location: Jersey City, NJ
Position: Internship
Experience: Entry-level

Start Media LLC is a “media company with interests in exhibition, feature film production and financing, content discovery technology, and publishing.” It has produced movies such as Morten Tyldum’s Passengers and Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story. Start Publishing publishes “high quality titles in a variety of fiction niches, including science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, and romance.” It has eight imprints and a library of more than 6,000 titles, some of which have won Hugo, Nebula, Shirley Jackson, and Locus Awards. Continue reading “Internship | Start Publishing”

The Robert L. Edgell Scholarship and the William Littleford Scholarship

Every year, the Business Press Educational Foundation (BPEF) awards the Robert L. Edgell Scholarship and the William Littleford Scholarship to two students from Pace University’s M.S. in Publishing program who demonstrate an understanding of—and interest in—the business-to-business (B2B) media industry.

These scholarships are $1000 each, paid directly to selected students at the Spring M.S. in Publishing Advisory Board meeting on March 8, 2018.

The 2018 Edgell and Littleford Scholarships, granted by Connectiv, is a wonderful opportunity to explore B2B publishing and think about how publishing skills can apply across industries. Continue reading “The Robert L. Edgell Scholarship and the William Littleford Scholarship”