Imagining shelves of Ooligan books expanding into the future is one of the unsung joys of inventory; what might seem a menial task, unseen and unappreciated, is actually one of the threads that weaves Ooligan Press together, past, present, and future.
With the help of the project managers, we are working to ensure that no important work is lost going forward. And like Nancy Drew, we will investigate the whereabouts of those old missing files.
Mailing books is just one of the many jobs that keeps our publisher’s assistants busy. So what else, exactly, does a publisher’s assistant at Ooligan Press do? We take care of a variety of tasks that vary almost daily, but put simply: we make sure the press runs like a well-oiled machine. From taking minutes […]
Early on a brisk October Saturday, bleary-eyed but with coffee in hand, I stumbled off the longest pre-dawn bus ride of my life into the brightly lit lobby of the Portland Holiday Inn Conference Center, which was packed for the occasion with books and the people who make books their business. A perky volunteer handed […]
I recently had the lovely opportunity to sit down and have a chat with Paige O’Rourke, one of the publisher’s assistants (as well as one of the Graduate Assistants) at Ooligan Press. As a publishing assistant, Paige functions as an important cog in the book publishing machine that is Ooligan Press. She shared with me […]