2018-2019 Distinguished Professor

The MS in Publishing program is delighted to announce the
2018-2019 Distinguished Professor –

Yahdon Israel

Image by Rog and Bee Walker

“Turning Barriers Into Bridges:
How to Create Market Opportunities with Innovative Thinking”
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Looking Back on BookExpo 2018

(Photo: Kathryn Stroble)

This year at BookExpo America (BEA), M.S. in Publishing students and faculty were given the opportunity to mingle and network with publishers, authors, and fellow book lovers. From the start, BEA focused on the importance of bookstores, free speech, and diversity in publishing. (Check out our Quote of the Week to read more about how diversity is playing a bigger role in the publishing industry.) Continue reading “Looking Back on BookExpo 2018”

Around Town | May 1 – 7

Watch Your Tone: A Reading

When: May 3, 2018 @ 6:30–8:30pm
Location: Cave Canem, 20 Jay StreetSuite #310-A, Brooklyn, NY 11201
Cost: Free

Nathan McClain’s “Watch Your Tone” is an eight-session writing workshop where “participants focus their attention on the function of tone in their poems as a way of communicating and deepening their emotive charges.” To hear what the participants have been learning about craft in poetry, come out to this reading event to hear their poems that feature both playful and serious tones. Continue reading “Around Town | May 1 – 7”

Around Town | April 24 – 30

Bette Rockmore | David Pecker Lecture

When: April 26, 2018 @ 6–8pm
Where: Pace University, 163 Williams Street, 18th Floor

Bette Rockmore is the David Pecker Distinguished Professor of Publishing for 2017/18. Last semester, she gave an inspiring lecture on transitioning from the classroom to corporate America. This semester, she is coming back to continue providing advice to M.S. in Publishing students on post-graduation and how to prepare for corporate life. Continue reading “Around Town | April 24 – 30”

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”