New England independent bookstore (and independent retailer carrying books) that I could, usually five a day. While it was very hectic and the schedule was crazy and I was never home, it was also a wonderful job that I loved. But after two years I was promoted and worked in National Accounts for three years.
Thanks to all this experience across various areas of publishing, I wrote a book: The Insider's Guide to a Career in Book Publishing, which came out in June 2014. You can add it to Goodreads here and click here for links to buy it.
In 2009 I founded my local chapter of the Women's National Book Association and I was elected president. In 2012 I was elected Vice-President/President Elect of WNBA-National, so as of 2014, I am the President. In 2011, I became an independent editor. In 2016, I became Sales Manager at Soho Press in New York.
I have done just about everything in this industry it seems sometimes, but the overriding theme has been that I love books, and will do anything to help get more books in more people’s hands.
Here I am in the 10/13/2010 edition of Publishers Weekly Daily: