Quote of the Week | C.S. Lewis

Monochrome head-and-left-shoulder photo portrait of 50-year-old LewisThis past week was C.S. Lewis’ birthday (November 29th). He is mostly known for his popular series including The Chronicles of Narnia, The Screwtape Letters, and The Space Trilogy.
“Literature adds to reality, it does not simply describe it. It enriches the necessary competencies that daily life requires and provides; and in this respect, it irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become.”

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Around Town | Union Square Author Event

Remember Bill Nye the Science Guy? He was popular for the show Bill Nye: The Science Guy in the ’90s, and more recently, Netflix’s Bill Nye Saves the World.

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Quote of the Week | Stan Lee

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore

Stan Lee, famous for the contributions to Marvel Comics, passed away earlier this month. He became the publisher of Marvel Comics in 1972 and then became the Chairmen Emeritus of Marvel Enterprises, Inc in the 1990s.

“The more you read, the better you’re going to become as a storyteller.” Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Stan Lee”

Alumni in the Spotlight | Clare Perret

Clare (McGlade) Perret ’12 is a Senior Production Editor at Simon & Schuster Children’s Books and also works as a freelance copy editor and proofreader. She has worked on books by Jason Reynolds, Sharon Draper, Evan Turk, Frances O’Roark Dowell, Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Hilary McKay, and Susan Cooper, among many others. Originally from Southern California, she moved to New York City in 2010 to attend Pace University’s MS in Publishing program. She is also an avid tap dancer and swing dancer. She lives with her husband in Queens, New York.
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Yahdon Israel Distinguished Professor 2018-2019

Yahdon graduated from Pace in 2013 and has been a successful member of our alumni ever since.

Photo Credit: DP Jolly

We posted about the lecture that he was going to present as the distinguished Professor for the M.S. in Publishing program, here.

The lecture was called, “Turning Barriers Into Bridges: How to Create Market Opportunities with Innovative Thinking.” Continue reading “Yahdon Israel Distinguished Professor 2018-2019”