Tag Archives: NYU

Columbia Publishing Course Super-Grad 2016

As ever, this year’s Columbia Publishing Course (formerly the Radcliffe Publishing Course) Graduates are a remarkable group. Per our tradition here at Publishing Trends, we’ve put together one preternaturally talented graduate profile from the most interesting parts of the biographies of this year’s graduates. With the exception of some connecting phrases, the words are the students’ own. *** Typical…Continue Reading

Spotlight on Conferences

If it seems like there is a new conference every month, there’s a fairly simple explanation: Conferences provide revenue streams at a time when many legacy businesses are struggling for growth. Nielsen is looking for ways to promote and monetize its data collection; Publishers Weekly is reaching new audiences in its partnership with NYU; and…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 7/11-7/15

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. A new study from NYU identifies areas in the United States with little to no access to bookstores. How can authors…Continue Reading

Top 5 Publishing Articles/Blog Posts of the Week 3/16-3/20

Every week, we recommend 5 publishing articles/blog posts that supplement the major news for the week. Whether data or industry commentary, we hope these 5 links will be a simple way to keep you in the know. Are virtual reality bookstores the next step for retailers who are competing in an on-demand world? Will Chinese translations find success…Continue Reading

AAP Annual Meeting: Fighting for Common Ground

At the annual Association of American Publishers meeting in New York on February 28, the topic was “Innovative Solutions for Historic Challenges,” and those ranged from education to the current congressional impasse, to copyright.  Education critic and NYU professor Diane Ravitch was on hand to address the first, Senator Olympia Snowe discussed the second, and…Continue Reading

OnCopyright 2012: Prospering in the Creative Economy

“Advancing the Creative Economy” was the theme of the Copyright Clearance Center’s OnCopyright 2012 conference on March 30, and an important first order of business seemed to be defining what, exactly, a creative economy is. For many, it became a matter of semantics: “piracy” and “stealing” vs. “infringement,” “individual” vs. “commercial,” “intellectual property” vs. “creative…Continue Reading

Bringing Bandes Dessinées to the U.S.A.

“I don’t know why, but there are often naked persons in French comics,” said Sylvain Coissard of the Sylvain Coissard Agency. He was one of the panelists at the French Publishers’ Agency’s “From Bande Dessinée to Graphic Novel: Drawing Two Traditions Together,” which took place in November at NYU’s Maison Française. Coissard was speaking about…Continue Reading

Bunny-Eat-Bunny World

A much-anticipated panel on children’s books at NYU‘s Summer Publishing Institute brought out an amazing array of publishing talent, with newly minted literary agent Brenda Bowen moderating. Included in the lineup were Ellie Berger, President of Scholastic Trade Publishing; Megan Tingley, Publisher of Little, Brown Books for Young Readers; Don Weisberg, President of Penguin’s Young…Continue Reading

Bookview, November 2006

PEOPLE Tracy Carns, who had been Publishing Director at The Overlook Press before going briefly to Reganbooks, has launched The Rookery Press, in association with Overlook (and in Overlook’s offices). For more information, email [email protected] Sterling Publishing announced that Marisa Bulzone has joined the company as Editorial Director, Hearst Books. Bulzone was Executive Editor at…Continue Reading

Bookview, March 2007

PEOPLE Sales was where the action was this past month, with big changes at Random House, S&S, Abrams and elsewhere. Mary Wowk, Director of World Wide Sales at Black Dog & Leventhal, has been appointed VP, Sales of HNA, which includes Abrams, STC and distributed lines. In a separate announcement, Katrina Weidknecht has been appointed…Continue Reading