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Book Jobs Not by the Book: Lena Valencia, Managing Editor at One Story

Lena Valencia is the managing editor of One Story. She has held positions at A Public Space and BOMB Magazine, and for three years hosted the HiFi Reading Series in Manhattan. Her writing has appeared in Joyland, BOMB, The Masters Review, and elsewhere. She received her MFA in Fiction from The New School. You can find her on Twitter at @lenavee. What was your first exposure to book business and what were the most important things you gained from it? I worked at the independent bookstore Powerhouse Arena for four years, first as an events coordinator and […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 10/16-10/20

Every week we recommend 5 publishing news stories that young book professionals 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. NetGalley debuted its new site, BookishFirst.  Rodale has been purchased by Hearst. Literary magazine A Public Space has launched a book imprint. The California autograph authentication law will exempt bookstores.  George Saunders is the second American to win the Man Booker Prize.