David Delano’s entire career has been about books. He has worked in book publishing since 1970, after attending Northwestern University and Loyola University, Chicago where he received a BA in English. His experience ranges from design to editorial management, from title acquisition to manufacturing, from production assistant to VP, and all the stops in-between. Professor Delano’s publishing background was polished at places like Random House and Harper & Row and printing experience was earned with industry leaders like R.R. Donnelley, G.W. Banta, and W. A. Krueger. Currently, he is the US representative for a global printing company, Toppan Printing, Hong Kong. Professor Delano has taught at Pace since the early 2000’s. He also lectures at the Columbia Publishing Seminar and the NYU Summer Publishing Program. Professor Delano has also judged the New York Book Show three times.
The Pace Publishing Blog featured Delano in the “Faculty in the Spotlight” series in April 2012.
Professor Elena Donovan Mauer is a freelance writer and editor who creates content for a variety of print and online publications, including The Knot, The Bump, Parents, Real Simple, and Good Housekeeping.
Previously, she was Deputy Editor of The Bump, where she worked with top writers, OB-GYNs, pediatricians and other industry leaders to deliver best-in-class fertility, pregnancy and parenting information to millions of expectant and new parents. Online, Professor Mauer top-edited digital content and launched several highly popular pregnancy and parenting tools, as well as The Bump app. She headed editorial for The Bump Magazines, a large network of local pregnancy and parenting print publications. And she helmed the creation of two The Bump branded books.
Professor Mauer has also been an editor at CafeMom, iVillage, Modern Bride, Bridal Guide, and Lifetime Magazines. She’s coauthored three books on weddings and relationships.
Professor Mauer is an alumna of the Pace M.S. in Publishing Program and holds a B.A. in English from The Pennsylvania State University. She has been teaching Magazine Writing and Editing, Editorial Principles and Practices, and Specialized Publications since 2008.