Link of the Week | PEN America

 

PEN America “stands at the intersection of literature and human rights to protect open expression in the United States and worldwide.” Like the WNBA, the organization recognizes the power of the written word, and channels this energy to celebrate creative expression. PEN America members – novelists, journalists, editors, poets, essayists, playwrights, publishers, translators, and agents – defend the rights of writers and uphold the PEN America Charter. Continue reading “Link of the Week | PEN America”

Link of the Week | Ed2010


Ed2010
 is a networking and mentoring organization for college students, recent grads, and young editors hoping to break into the magazine industry.  Through a series of workshops, networking events, and mentoring services, Ed2010 offers career advice, profiles of inspirational editors, job listings, and “everything you need to know to work and live as a magazine or online media editor in New York City.” Professor Denning actually described the site as being “the best resource for magazine internships and jobs” – besides the blog, of course! Continue reading “Link of the Week | Ed2010”

Link of the Week | Bookselling without Borders

 

Bookselling without Borders is a scholarship program that lets American booksellers travel to international book fairs so they can network with publishers, editors, authors, and agents overseas. In addition to connecting with bookseller trade associations around the world, it gives U.S. booksellers (who ordinarily wouldn’t have been able to attend) the ability to speak on fair panels, as well as visit local distributors, literary arts organizations, and other cultural institutions. The benefit of the BWB program is that “booksellers return better connected, better informed, more aware of the international book panorama, and better equipped to put international and diverse literatures into the hands of readers.” Continue reading “Link of the Week | Bookselling without Borders”

Link of the Week | Handshake for publishing students at Pace University

 

Designed to match its eight million members with relevant internships and jobs, Handshake is a college recruiting tool that sorts recommendations based on each individual’s interests and network. The platform calls itself a “democratizing opportunity…because building [a] career shouldn’t depend on where you go to school, what you’re majoring in, or who your parents know.” Continue reading “Link of the Week | Handshake for publishing students at Pace University”

Link of the Week | Best Books of 2017



End of term is fast approaching. As finals become a stress of the past, publishing students can finally return to what inspired them to join the program in the first place: books. And boy does NPR have an amazing desktop app to help you find your holiday read. Continue reading “Link of the Week | Best Books of 2017”