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Publishing Before and After Stonewall (NYC)

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Join leading LGBTQA+ publishing professionals on Tuesday, June 4, as they compare notes on representation, cultural breakthroughs, their own career choices, and what you should be reading right now.

June 2019 will mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a pivotal moment in history that ignited the LGBTQA+ movement across the US and around the world. To honor this occasion, Director of the MS in Publishing Program and Pace University Press Manuela Soares will lead an important panel, along with other publishing professionals, to discuss representation in books—both past and present.

Join long-time publishing veterans and rising leaders as they reflect on cultural breakthroughs, their own career choices, and what should be on your must-read list:

Tuesday, June 4, 2019
6:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m.
Schimmel Center
NYC Campus

The panelists will include:

  • >> Malaga Baldi, independent literary agent since 1986
  • >> Nancy Bereano, founder of Firebrand Books
  • >> Sanina L. Clark, assistant editor at Seven Stories Press
  • >> Michael Denneny, editor of And the Band Played On by Randy Shilts
  • >> Tiff Ferentini, associate editor at Penguin Random House
  • >> Hannah Hecht, subsidiary rights coordinator at Penguin Books
  • >> Arthur A. Levine, editor of the Harry Potter series, now head of his own publishing company
  • >> Diana M. Pho, editor at Tor Books

Please RSVP in order to attend! If you have any questions, email the American Studies Department.