Around Town: October 22nd-28th

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October 22- David Baldacci, Cassandra Clare, and Holly Black with David Levithan 

Weill Art Gallery
Lexington Avenue at 92nd St

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Price: $22

Master storyteller David Baldacci, whose new YA title is The Keeper, joins the bestselling partnership Cassandra Clare and Holly Black to discuss the new volume in their Magisterium collaboration, The Copper Gauntlet.

For more information click here.

October 24- Entertainment Weekly Fest 2015 

Industria Superstudio
775 Washington
New York, NY 10003

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Time: 11:00 pm-6:00 pm and
EW fest @ Night from 7:30 pm-10:30 pm

On Saturday, Oct. 24, Entertainment Weekly will present EW Fest, a day-long celebration of the best in pop culture and EW’s 25th anniversary.

Presented by LG OLED TV, an entirely new category of television, EW Fest will feature unique programming including binge-a-thon screenings, first looks, editor Q&A’s, book signings, and panels with and performances by today’s most sought after talent. The line-up includes a look inside the X-Files writer’s room with creator Chris Carter and writer James Wong; an appearance by Aziz Ansari, discussing his new Netflix series; and anacoustic performance with The Band Perry. EW Fest panels include Ryan Murphy along with special guests from his hit shows, including Matt Bomer, and Kathy Bates, Scholastic’s David Levithan moderating a panel with YA authors and a digital influencers panel with YouTube creators Marcus Johns, and more.

For tickets and more details, head to www.ew.com/ewfest.

October 26- Book Launch: Women Chefs of New York by Nadia Arumugan

The Powerhouse Arena [Dumbo]
37 Main Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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Interviews with more than 25 female chefs in New York reveal insights into some of the city’s top culinary talent, and pages of mouthwatering images will inspire readers to try these exclusive recipes!

More than twenty-five female chefs in New York City share their beloved recipes in Women Chefs of New York by food editor and cookbook author Nadia Arumugam.

Women Chefs of New York is a collection of recipes as diverse as New York City’s vast array of cuisine itself. The female trio behind the hugely popular Pies ‘n’ Thighs divulges their fried chicken and biscuits recipe; legendary Mediterranean cuisine chef Einat Admony offers her green shakshuka; and Christina Tosi, owner and founder of Momofuku Milk Bar, gifts the reader with her secrets for birthday cake truffles.

For more information click here.

October 27- Featured Editor Happy Hour with Buzzfeed

The Storehouse at 69 W 23rd St.
(between 5th and 6th Ave.)

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Ed is at it again! This time, he’s hosting an especially buzz-worthy featured editor happy hour just in time for Halloween. Join Ed and some of his featured editor friends from Buzzfeed on Tuesday, 10/27 from 7-9 PM. No need to RSVP.

As if that wasn’t enough, he’s made a Buzzfeed-esque listicle of all the reasons you should come:

1. Great Company: You’ll get the chance to network with and ask career advice from cool featured editors from Buzzfeed.

2. Free Candy: Now that we’ve hit the age where we’re a little old to go trick-or-treating, we’ll take candy any way we can get it.

3. Happy Hour Specials: Because who doesn’t enjoy sipping a half-priced cocktail while it’s still light outside?

4. No Cover Charge: Because savvy whippersnappers never pay cover.

5. Everyone’s Welcome: Want to bring a friend? Great. Want to bring two? Even better!

For more information click here.

October 27-WORD & Tumblr Present: LAST NIGHT’S READING Launch

Housing Works Bookstore Cafe27_LNR_final_housing_works126 Crosby Street New York, NY 10012

Time: 7:00 pm

Cost: Free

Kate Gavino hosts the launch of her illustrated book based on her popular blog, with special guests Jazmine Hughes, Julia Fierro, Alexander Chee, Mira Jacob, and Lev Grossman. With books for sale courtesy of our friends at WORD Bookstore and drinks & snacks, until they run out, courtesy of Tumblr.

Jazmine Hughes is an associate digital editor at The New York Times Magazine. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, The New Republic, and Gawker.

Julia Fierro is the author of the novels Cutting Teeth and the forthcoming The Gypsy Moth Summer. She is the founder of The Sackett Street Writers’ Workshop, and her work has appeared in The Millions, Poets & Writers, Flavorwire, Glamour,and Psychology Today.

Alexander Chee is the author of the novel, Edinburgh, winner of the Michener Copernicus Prize, the AAWW Lit Award and the Lambda Editor’s Choice Prize, and was a Publisher’s Weekly Best Book of the Year and a Booksense 76 selection. His second novel, The Queen of the Night, is forthcoming from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

Mira Jacob is the author of the critically acclaimed novel, The Sleepwalker’s Guide to Dancing. She is the co-founder of much-loved Pete’s Reading Series in Brooklyn. Her recent writing and short stories have appeared in Guernica, Vogue, The Telegraph, Buzzfeed, and Bookanista.

Lev Grossman is the author of the novels Warp, Codex, and The Magicians Trilogy. He is a senior writer and book critic for TIME.

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October 28- Garance Dore at Club Monaco 

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Strand’s 3rd floor Rare Book Room
828 Broadway at 12th Street  

Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

Garance Doré comes to Strand’s shop-in-shop at Club Monaco on Fifth Avenue to launch Love Style Life, which features iconic women including Emmanuelle Alt and Drew Barrymore, as well as her own illustrations and photography.

This event will be located in the Strand’s Shop at Club Monaco, at 160 5th Avenue, between 20th and 21st Streets. Guests must purchase a copy of Love Style Life from Strand to enter the signing line. The first 200 attendees will be guaranteed admission, granted on a first come first serve basis regardless of pre-purchase or RSVP. Please note that ephemera will not be signed.

Please RSVP to RSVP@clubmonaco.com

For more information click here.

 

Link of the Week: Ed2010

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logo1It can be difficult to break into any business, and publishing is no exception. When searching for internships and entry-level positions on websites like bookjobs.com or Publishers Weekly, it quickly becomes apparent that most jobs published on the most popular websites are geared toward books. So what do the magazine people do? One option is to go to the magazine websites themselves and check out their career tabs. Another option is to visit Ed2010, which is a website created specifically for those who want to invest themselves in magazine publishing.

Click Ed to visit the website!
Click Ed to visit the website!

There are a few reasons why this website is one of the best resources for you magazine people out there: Mentor programs, a trust fund for those in unpaid internships, frequent tweets on new job/internship positions, book clubs in NYC and LA, and resume critiques.

Ed has a blog you can follow for advice on all things related to magazine publishing, and plenty of articles that show you how to land the internship jobs you actually want, best strategies for nailing your cover letter, and advice on how to get along with other interns. Be sure to check out this fantastic resource! Ed is definitely worth following on Twitter.

Event: Edit Test Workshop

Ace Your Next Edit Test Class

An Ed2010 Event

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Have you taken a million edit tests but never land the gig? It’s not you, it’s that you don’t know the secrets to giving editors what they want. Find out what they are. Chandra Turner, Ed’s founder & president and the Executive Editor of Parents(formerly of CosmoGirl, Ladies’ Home Journal, Glamour, YM) is teaching a 2-day class on how to prep for an entry-level edit test (editorial assistant, assistant editor, associate editor).

Part 1 (Tuesday, July 23):
How to study the mag, how to edit the test piece, what they are looking for when they ask for a critique or for your ideas.

Part 2 (Wednesday, July 24):
Learn how to tailor your test to the specific mag you’re applying to and how to write display copy so good that it’ll sell the magazine on YOU. The little touches editors expect on tests, and the conventions of following up after an edit test.

We’ll also provide sample edit tests for you to take home.

When: Tuesday, July 23 and Wednesday, July 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (bring your own sack dinner!)

Where: Midtown Manhattan. We’ll send you the address when you sign up.

How much: $185

Who’s it for: Editorial Assistant, Assistant Editor and Associate Editor applicants. You must be no more than 24 months out of college. College students are also welcome.

How to sign up: RSVP REQUIRED. Write to edschool@ed2010.com with the subject line ACE YOUR NEXT EDIT TEST. Tell us where you work, your position and how long you’ve been working there (or if you’re unemployed). You’ll get an email back with the PayPal URL.

Link of the Week: Ed2010

Want to get involved with the magazine industry? Meet Ed! Ed2010 is an online community of young magazine professionals. Originally founded in New York City, Ed has spread to campuses across the country. Its purpose is to connect students like us to jobs, learning and networking opportunities, and share the news of the magazine industry. Part blog, part campus club, part job posting resource, ED2010 is a fantastic tool for publishing students.

Want to get involved with Ed2010? We have a chapter right here at Pace University. We are currently in the process of planning events for the coming year including networking happy hours, reaching out to the Pace undergrad English and Communications Departments, and possibly some tours or speaker events. If you would like to be involved and updated on Ed2010 events, please email Jenna Vaccaro at Jvaccaro88@gmail.com.