Quote of the Week | Tomi Adeyemi

“THEY KILLED MY MOTHER. THEY TOOK OUR MAGIC. THEY TRIED TO BURY US. NOW WE RISE.” –Children of Blood and Bone

Set the clock back to March 2017. Remember when the first installment of Tomi Adeyemi’s Orïsha trilogy, Children of Blood and Bone, was acquired by Christian Trimmer and Jean Feiwel at Henry Holt (Macmillan) for nearly seven-figures? It was one of the biggest book deals ever made in the young adult genre, made larger by Fox 2000’s preemptive acquisition of Orïsha for the big screen. (Word on the street is the movie deal “landed at or near” a billion dollars as well. Did I mention Adeyemi is 23 years old?) I’m happy to report that the wait for the novel is nearly over. Children of Blood and Bone hits shelves next Tuesday, March 6! Continue reading “Quote of the Week | Tomi Adeyemi”

Jobs & Internships | Feb. 22nd – 28th

Simon & Schuster | Summer 2018 Internship

Location: New York, NY
Position: Internship
Experience: Entry-level

Simon & Schuster, part of CBS Corporation, is one of the Big 5 publishers. Founded in 1924, Simon & Schuster has grown to have a number of successful imprints, including Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Touchstone Books, Gallery Books, Threshold Editions, Scout Press, Howard Books, and North Star Way. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Feb. 22nd – 28th”

Jobs of the Week

Palgrave Macmillan: Editorial Assistant, Literature

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Palgrave Macmillan specializes in academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It publishes monographs, journals, textbooks, and professional work in a variety of subjects like Political Science, Economics, History, Literature, Linguistics, and Business. Its “mission is to publish high-quality original, peer-reviewed scholarly content for the humanities academic community.” Continue reading “Jobs of the Week”

Jobs of the Week

Macmillan Education: Sales Associate (Palgrave Higher Education)

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: 1–3 years

Macmillan Education provides world class content in the most relevant, engaging, and flexible formats to support students, teachers, and institutions through a lifetime of learning. Macmillan Education produces content for English Language Teaching (ELT) and for school curricula around the world while Palgrave Higher Education develops and distributes textbooks, ebooks, and interactive e-learning resources for university-level students. Continue reading “Jobs of the Week”

Looking for a Spring Internship?

Alright, everyone. This is a long post, but a really important one. If you’re hoping to intern at a book, magazine, or media company in the spring, now’s the time to start looking at PUB 699A, a.k.a. Internship I. In the fall and spring, internships run the length of the semester and students are required to intern 16-24 hours/week. (Summer internships, by contrast, are typically 35-40 hours/week and run from June through August.)

Professor Denning, Executive Director of Internships and Corporate Outreach, is the M.S. in Publishing program’s go-to contact for internships. Need help writing a resume or cover letter? Contact Professor Denning. Want to talk through the applications process? Contact Professor Denning. Found the perfect publisher but can’t find an internship position? CONTACT PROFESSOR DENNING.

The semester before registering for PUB 699A, all students are required to meet with Professor Denning. Feel free to book an appointment with her here: jdenning@pace.edu.

Also be sure to browse the tabs at the top of the blog for Magazine/Digital Media Internship resources and Book Internship Resources. You can also click here to download the Course Descriptions for Internship I & II. [Word, 3.4 MB]

Over the course of the semester, we will be featuring a variety of book, magazine, and digital publishers that offer exciting internships. This week's post focuses on the Big 5.