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The BookTok Phenomenon: What’s the Purpose?

The BookTok Phenomenon: What’s the Purpose?

Photo Credit: Bloomberg It’s no secret that BookTok has consumed the publishing industry. From book reviews to live reactions while reading, to even cosplay. It’s an immersive way to connect with like-minded readers to share book recs and excitement over favorite...

Vampire Literature Through the Ages

Vampire Literature Through the Ages

Vampire. A sensual and sadistic creature who feeds on human blood to stave their hunger. A character who first appeared on the page entangled in a seductive story of murder and a critique on aristocratic lifestyles, vampires have since evolved to be featured in love...

Book Holidays in October

Book Holidays in October

October is abundant in book holidays!   Children’s Magazine Month – 10/01 - 10/31 Celebrate Children’s Magazine month with National Geographic Kids, Highlights, Cricket, and more! National Book Month – 10/01 - 10/31  Celebrate your favorite books and authors...

July Book Holidays!

July Book Holidays!

Read-an-Almanac Month — 07/01/2022 - 07/31/2022 An almanac is an annual publication that includes information such as weather forecasts, farmers’ planting dates, tide tables, and tabular information. They're great for research and other quirky informational or visual...

Literary Trivia at McNally Jackson Seaport

Literary Trivia at McNally Jackson Seaport

Pictured from left to right: Eleni Karavoussianis, Katie Merikallio, and Katie Schwab To celebrate Independent Bookstore Day, MS in Publishing students attended Literary Trivia Night at McNally Jackson Seaport on April 30th. Team “Scare” Quotes— a nod to Professor...

Fall 2022 One-to-One Mentoring

Fall 2022 One-to-One Mentoring

For all current student not in their first semester, make sure to check your emails for an upcoming email about our one-to-one mentoring program for the Fall 2022 semester! The one-to-one mentorship program is an invaluable chance to talk with industry professionals...

PW at 150: 25 Book Business Change Makers

As Publishers Weekly turns 150 years old, they're taking a look back at how the industry has changed in that time. Here is a list they collated of their top twenty-five change makers in the industry in the last twenty-five years.

April 2022 Book Recommendations

April 2022 Book Recommendations

Looking for some book inspiration? Here's what students in the program are reading this April!   From Katie S.: “I recently finished Finlay Donovan Is Killing It by Elle Cosimano on audio and had the best time! Finally Donovan is an author and struggling single...

April Book Holidays!

April Book Holidays!

National Poetry Month – 4/1-4/30/22 (Celebrate poetry National Poetry Month | Academy of American Poets; Find poems and poets, or sign up for Poem-a-day, Poem-a-Day | Academy of American Poets)   National Library Week – 4/3-4/9/22 (Find and visit your local library,...