Jobs: PT Project Assistant (Mpls) -
mnartists.org is currently seeking a part-time project assistant to support the organization’s growing online and offline programming.
Is Editing Teachable? -
Rich Adin argues that editing requires skills that cannot be taught—which makes it difficult to identify and celebrate good editors in a market economy.
Publisher Promotes book Inside Pirated Video Subtitles -
To promote a novel [based] on the “Homeland” series, a book publisher teamed up with the group that provides Polish subtitles to the pirated copies of the [TV show].
Out of Print, Maybe, but Not Out of Mind -
Even as the universe of printed matter continues to shrivel, the book — or at least some of its best-known features — is showing remarkable staying power online. The idea is apparently embedded so deeply in the collective unconsciousness that no one can bear to leave it behind.
Ether for Authors: “Amazon Will Be Disrupted One Day” -
A fascinating look at Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’s recent “60 Minutes” interview.
Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day Continues to Grow -
Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day will be celebrated on Dec. 7 this year and founder Jenny Milchman says she hopes to expand the message of the holiday to year-round initiatives, including field trips to bookstores in at-risk areas.
Skip iTunes and Add Your Own Books to iBooks with an Email -
A helpful tip for adding books onto your iBooks library.
Book News: Ancient Texts From Vatican And Bodleian Libraries Digitized -
Obama's book buying list is diverse -
Children’s literature, contemporary novels, classics, and sports dominated President Obama’s book buying spree this week. The president and his two daughters visited the celebrate Politics and Prose bookshop
Job: Subrights and Marketing Coordinator (NYC) -
Bloomsbury Publishing is looking for an energetic, bright, hard-working person to join their Children’s Marketing team. The core duties of this position include assisting the Director of School and Library Marketing/Domestic Rights by coordinating the submission of all materials for domestic rights. Position also manages permissions and assists with school and library marketing administrative tasks.
Job: Personal Assistant to Bookshop Owner (NYC) -
The Mysterious Bookshop is looking for a Personal Assistant to the owner of the bookshop, Otto Penzler
Job: Editorial Assistant (NYC) -
ABRAMS is seeking an organized, detail minded, energetic individual, with a passion for children’s picture books and young adult fiction, to provide administrative and editorial assistance to two senior editorial executives.
Job: Associate Acquisitions Editor (Burlington, MA) -
Focal Press has an opening for an Associate Acquisitions Editor position in its Burlington MA office. The Associate Acquisitions Editor will be working on the animation list.
Job: Publicity Assistant (Berkeley, CA) -
Avalon Travel and Seal Press seek a motivated, outgoing, and detail-oriented applicant with an interest in book publishing to fill the position of Publicity Assistant.
The Guardian: “London book benches: are you sitting comfortably?”