So, You Want to Be a Managing Editor

Longtime readers might recall a series I ran back in 2012/2013 called, “So, You Want to Work in Publishing,” interviewing entry-level book publishing folks across a variety of companies and departments about their professional experiences. I’d like to think many people found it useful, but I know for a fact it helped at least oneContinue reading “So, You Want to Be a Managing Editor”

Switching Careers: Leaving Law for the World of Words

  Name: Erynn Im-Sato Current Title: Sales Rep, Proprietary and Display Marketer Sales Hometown:  Torrance, California Graduated From: UC Santa Barbara, 2005 Currently work and live: HarperCollins Publishers, New York My path to publishing: I was an English major in college and I thought I wanted to be a journalist or editor. My first job outContinue reading “Switching Careers: Leaving Law for the World of Words”

Falling in Love with Publicity and Publishing

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing, where publishing professionals share their personal stories of how they broke into the industry. The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpful in your own path to a publishing career. If you’re a publishing professionalContinue reading “Falling in Love with Publicity and Publishing”

So, You Want to Work in Publishing…in Singapore

Name: Jennifer Lien Current Title: Publishing Editor at Taylor & Francis Group Hometown: Waterloo, Canada Graduated from: University of Waterloo, Class of 2011; Joint BA in Political Science and Social Development Studies, Diploma of General Studies in Social Work Currently enrolled in: University of Toronto, Joint MEd with the Sociology of Education department and theContinue reading “So, You Want to Work in Publishing…in Singapore”

How a Lifelong Love of Books Led to a Publicity Job

Name: Caroline Nitz Current Title: Publicity Assistant at Henry Holt & Company, an imprint of Macmillan Hometown: Northfield, MN Graduated from: St. Olaf College, 2011 Where you currently work and live: I live and work in Manhattan. Your Path to Publishing: Like many in publishing, I was an English major without the slightest idea whatContinue reading “How a Lifelong Love of Books Led to a Publicity Job”

Want to Work in Publishing? Don’t Be Afraid to Use Your Connections!

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing, where publishing professionals share their personal stories of how they broke into the industry. The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpful in your own path to a publishing career. If you’re a publishing professionalContinue reading “Want to Work in Publishing? Don’t Be Afraid to Use Your Connections!”

Feeling Like the Official Author of a Real Book

This week has been terrible. It’s been one thing after another ever since Monday. Each day I would wake up and think that it couldn’t possibly get worse, and then it would: the latest fiasco was that my washing machine–which I got repaired less than three months ago for a pretty penny–broke again. Curses. SoContinue reading “Feeling Like the Official Author of a Real Book”

Cover Reveal!

I’m still, technically, burrowing to finish up this book. But my editor sent me the cover last week and I just couldn’t resist sharing it. I was able to recommend which photograph would be used for the cover and as I was sifting through the hundreds of Byberry photographs I’ve collected, trying to decide, IContinue reading “Cover Reveal!”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Meg Roth

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpful in your own path to a publishing career. You can find a full listing of previous posts in the series here. If you’re a publishing professional interestedContinue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Meg Roth”

“So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Evan Oare

Welcome to the guest blogging series, So, You Want to Work in Publishing! The guest bloggers and I hope that you find our stories encouraging, informative, and helpful in your own path to a publishing career. If you’re a publishing professional interested in contributing to the blog series, feel free to contact me at HannahKJones10@yahoo.com.Continue reading ““So, You Want to Work in Publishing?”–Evan Oare”