The latest in our occasional series of profiles, Publishing People We Appreciate, looks at Jennifer Brown, critic, editor, and children’s book crusader.
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The stats on LinkedIn suggest there are a lot more people out there publishing books professionally than there are reading them professionally.
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Expanding into human resources, publisher John Wiley & Sons has launched a new jobs web site for STM and academic recruiters and job seekers across the globe.
This year’s Frankfurt Book Fair Fellows include 16 young publishing, editorial and rights professionals from 11 different countries
Publishers, editors, agents and freelancers are free to trail-blaze their way through a changing publishing industry. By Erin L. Cox For the last few years, as publishers go from print to e-publishing and so many people leave traditional publishing or trail-blaze into new sectors — technology, entertainment, social networking — and discover how those intersect with book publishing, it creates …
93-year-old publishing attorney and author Martin Levin reflects on 60 years of book fairs, starting with the American Booksellers Association meeting in 1950. By Martin Levin In a career that spans six decades, and still counting, I have found that there is nothing quite like the annual trade shows in book publishing. 1950s: Washington D.C. I recall my first American …
When you’re an independent publishing professional, is the time and expense of attending BookExpo America worth it? Editorial by Erin L. Cox In August of 2006, I left the publicity department at HarperCollins for a job as the Book Publishing Director at The New Yorker, where I handled the book advertising. It was not until April the following year that I …