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Monthly Archives: April 2013

5 Top Publishing News Stories of the Week: 4/1 – 4/5

Every week we recommend 5 links to publishing news that the young professional should read to feel more connected to what’s going on in the industry. There are only 5, so even if you weren’t able to read a thing all week, these should help keep you in the know.  **** The EU says it’s a G-O, approving the Random House/Penguin merger. A good week for young, self-starting digital authors: Chronicle Books signed a first-time 22-year-old author for The Great Tumblr Book Search and Random House Children’s Books will publish 17 year-old Beth Reekles’ YA novel, The Kissing […]

Book Jobs Not by the Book: Nadine Vassallo, Book Industry Study Group

  Nadine Vassallo is Project Coordinator for the Book Industry Study Group, a non-profit trade association working to create a more informed, empowered, and efficient book industry. Before joining BISG in 2011, she held publicity, marketing, and book-selling positions with Penguin Group USA, Columbia University, and Borders. **** What was your first job in the book business and what were the most important things you gained from it? I started out as a Children’s Bookseller at Borders Wall Street in New York (RIP). I think time spent hand-selling books is […]