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The Beginner’s Guide to Publishing Programs

There’s a lot of ways to gain extra skills and knowledge about the publishing industry, whether you’re just starting out or a seasoned professional looking to bulk up your resume. It should come as no surprise that many of them involve colleges and universities. Here’s a collection of the American institutions offering additional education on publishing. These programs range from certificate courses to multi-year graduate programs.  Please note that the contents of this guide, including tuition prices, are current as of August 2017 and subject to change. Additionally, the costs […]

Top 5 Publishing News Stories 6/22-6/26

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. W. W. Norton made agreements with Baker & Taylor, Overdrive, and 3M to make all of trade and professional ebooks available in libraries. Scribd acquired ebook subscription service Librify. Penguin’s Berkley and New American Library imprints will be combined to form Berkley Publishing Group. Since the […]

An Interview with Ashmead Award-Winner Whitney Frick

Whitney Frick is living the young publishing professional’s dream. She landed a great entry-level job as assistant to the publisher at Scribner straight out of the Columbia Publishing Course, which lead to her current position there as an Assistant Editor. She’s acquiring and editing books she loves in genres like women’s health, cooking, and even fiction. She’s the first ever winner of the Ashmead Award, which we wrote about back in June, and just completed the Yale Publishing Course as part of her award. She’s engaged. And, oh yeah, did […]