For Publishing Grad Students: The Importance of Woll’s Publishing for Profit

It’s not really news that I recommend Thomas Woll’s Publishing for Profit.  The book was one of the first I purchased in the fall of 2012 when I started at Rosemont College’s graduate publishing program, and my copy is one of the most-referenced books I own. In fact, I reference Publishing for Profit so frequently that it’sContinue reading “For Publishing Grad Students: The Importance of Woll’s Publishing for Profit”

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On My Way: AWP National Conference 2014

I’ve mentioned AWP before on this site, as I attended the national conference in both 2012 and 2013. This year, 2014, will mark my third time attending the Association of Writers and Writing Programs National Conference, which takes place in Seattle this year. (The two conferences I previously attended were in Chicago [2012] and BostonContinue reading “On My Way: AWP National Conference 2014”

Inspirations: Guest Lectures and Open Discussions

Last night, I had the opportunity to attend an event hosted by my graduate program, A Talk with Pat Carbine.  Carbine is a magazine woman and has worked at many magazines over the years, but she’s most well-known for co-founding Ms Magazine. There were many things I took away from the talk, but when IContinue reading “Inspirations: Guest Lectures and Open Discussions”

Upcoming: Author Press Kit workshop

Just a short announcement today.  As my regular readers may know, I’m currently in a graduate program for publishing.  I learned earlier this month that a proposal I submitted to my program was accepted – and I’ll be leading a workshop for authors on writing press kits later this semester! My workshop will take placeContinue reading “Upcoming: Author Press Kit workshop”