Around Town: Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th

Open in Emergency: Asian American Mental Health with Tanwi Nandini Islam, Wo Chan & Mimi Khúc

When: November 1, 2017 @ 7pm

Where: The Center for Fiction, 17 East 47th Street, New York, NY 10017

Cost: Free

The Asian American Literary Review published a special issue in 2016 to open-up about mental health among Asian Americans. Open in Emergency: A Special Issue on Asian American Mental Health “decolonizes mental health” and features a “deck of tarot cards, a ‘hacked’ mock DSM, a foldout testimonial tapestry and more” to reveal what qualifies as “unwellness and wellness in Asian American communities.” Continue reading “Around Town: Oct. 31st – Nov. 6th”

Author Event: Deirdre Bair

Attention all MS in Publishing students and faculty:

Come see National Book Award winner Deirdre Bair at the Princeton Club for a discussion of her new book, a biography of the artist Saul Steinberg. Join us for an extraordinary discussion of Saul Steinberg’s life and work.

Deirdre Bair is the critically acclaimed author of four previous biographies and an additional work of nonfiction. She received the National Book Award for Samuel Beckett: A Biography. Her biographies of Simone de Beauvoir and C.G. Jung were finalists for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Her biographies of Anais Nin and Simone de Beauvoir were choosen by the New York Times as “Best Books of the Year,”and her biography of Jung won the Gradiva Award from the National Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. Her biography of Saul Steinberg, one of The New Yorker’s most iconic artists, will be published by Nan A. Talese, Doubleday in November.


November 15, 2012 at 6:00 PM – 7:30 PM

The Princeton Club, 15 West 43rd Street, New York, New York


David Pecker Distinguished Visiting Professor Lecture!

All M.S. in Publishing students and faculty are officially invited to the David Pecker lecture presented by Michael Healy, David Pecker Distinguished Visiting Professor of Publishing for the 2011-2012 academic year.  The title of the lecture is “Global, Mobile, and Personal: the Future of Publishing in Hazardous Times.”

When all the traditional certainties have disappeared, when the past is no longer a guide to tomorrow, and when new competitors encroach at every turn, what type of publisher will succeed in the future and what type of consumer and marketplace will they be serving?  In what will be his final lecture as David Pecker Distinguished Visiting Professor, Michael Healy will offer a personal perspective on the future facing book publishers in a world that is no longer familiar, predictable, or safe.

Mr. Healy presently serves as the Executive Director of the Copyright Clearance Center.  He assists in expanding market presence and refining business models to accommodate Backlist Rights.  Formerly, Mr. Healy served as the Executive Director of the Book Rights Registry.  Pace is fortunate to have Mr. Healy in residence as the Visiting David Pecker Professor during this academic year.

His lecture will take place on Thursday, March 29, 2012 at the Midtown Executive Club at 40 West 45th Street from 6 to 8 pm.  We would appreciate your response as early as possible to assure you a place at this important event.  Please RSVP to as soon as possible.

Pace University/Random House Informational Session on Careers in Book Publishing

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The MS in Publishing program is proud to host Deborah Friedman, Human Resources Assistant for Random House and representative of the American Association of Publishers, who will speak to students about publishing careers at Random House.

Her talk will cover, among other things, what publishers look for in potential employees, what to include or avoid when crafting a resume, and the types of careers available at Random House.

  • The session will take place on Tuesday, December 7th in room 806 (the  Multimedia Lab) at 6:00 in the Midtown Campus.
  • Please email by Monday, December 6th to reserve your seat as limited space is available. (Please note that Students in Prof. Bachiman’s PUB 636 are already counted as attendees)

Becca Worthington of AAP/ assisted in coordinating this talk. is an initiative of the Association of American Publishers’ Diversity, Recruit & Retain Committee.  It is a “one-stop shop” for information about the book publishing industry, publisher profiles, industry events, and constantly updated jobs listings for entry level and above (as well as internship) positions in the book publishing field. One of the most important ingredients for a vibrant publishing industry and literary culture is a richly diverse talent pool. Our work centers on exploring and expressing new viewpoints and different ideas, and it is essential that the talent we draw into our industry, in every facet of the business, reflects a wide range of perspectives and experiences. Publishing houses have finance, marketing, sales, publicity, design, editorial, legal, and production departments, not to mention many, many more! gathers together job and internship listings from over 35 different publishers; provide information on the types of publishers and the departments within them; and can even help match college majors with particular jobs in publishing.