This June I will be attending Book Expo America in New York City. I have been going to them since 1990. My first one was in Las Vegas. My most memorable one was in 2000, in Chicago, when I met the woman I would eventually marry. It is the big annual gathering of the book industry – tens of thousands of authors, editors, marketers, editors, publishers, literary agents, book packagers, printers, and others gather for several days. It’s a lot of walking and talking, but it is also a lot of fun and a great opportunity to connect with people in the business. If you’re thinking of going, check out www.bookexpoamerica.com. Below is an interview with the man who is running the big show, Steven Rosato.
If you're planning on securing a job in the publishing industry, consider the following suggestions from Andrea Chambers, director of the Center for Publishing at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS). To get a foothold in the publishing industry, Chambers recommends the
following five tips: