Book Giveaway in the Publishing Lab!

calling all book lovers

Are the books on your shelves feeling a little lonely? Worry no more. Professor Soares has generously arranged for a book giveaway in the publishing lab STARTING RIGHT NOW. There’s a little bit of everything here – nonfiction, YA, commercial fiction, thriller, children’s lit, etc. Feel free to drop by and browse! We’ve got James Patterson, Anthony Horowitz, Tomi Adeyemi, Libba Bray… Continue reading “Book Giveaway in the Publishing Lab!”

Around Town | April 17th – 23rd

PEN America | World Voice Festival

When: April 16–22, 2018
Cost: Varies per event (ticket prices can be found here)

PEN America is an organization that “stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide.” Each year, PEN America hosts its World Voices Festival, an international literary festival that brings together well-known writers from across the globe. The festival was founded “in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, with the aim of broadening channels of dialogue between the United States and the world—a mission that, today, has never been more relevant.” Continue reading “Around Town | April 17th – 23rd”

Quote of the Week | Jean Marzollo

“I spy with my little eye something that is…”

Jean Marzollo, best-known for the bestselling children’s series I Spy, passed away on Tuesday, April 10 at the age of 75. Over the course of her life, she wrote more than 150 books – “some factual, some fanciful, all imparting skills and information to young — often very young — readers.” Marzollo first started working on I Spy in 1992. Using a simple rhyme scheme, she encouraged children (to parents’ delight, I’m sure) to immerse themselves in treasure-hunting expeditions for wacky, colorful objects and shapes that, incidentally, helped them develop vocabulary and word-object association skills. (I loved these books when I was little!) Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Jean Marzollo”

Jobs & Internships | April 12th – 18th

W. W. Norton | Publishing Sales Representative

Location: Buffalo or Rochester, NY (flexible to entire Western region of New York)
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

In 1923, William Warder Norton founded the company because of a single idea: “Books are the weapons in the battle of ideas.” W. W. Norton started in Norton’s living and is now a top independent publishing company owned entirely by its employees. It produces exceptional books that “challenge, engage, and educate students and the public.” W. W. Norton has published works by Nobel laureates, master teachers, and Pulitzer Prize winners. Some of its authors include: Neil Gaiman, Ruth Franklin, and Adrienne Rich. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | April 12th – 18th”

Survey | Career Advice

A start-up career advice site is seeking the help of young professionals by asking them to participate in a short survey. This survey will allow you to provide feedback on how you receive career guidance, what you look for when searching for a job or an internship, and what the biggest challenges are when looking for advice.

If you would like to participate in this survey, click here and complete it by the end of Friday, April 13. Your help will be greatly appreciated!