One of the first things you learn in the publishing industry is to accept a kindly phrased “no” as an answer to your pitch. This lesson may sound a little bitter; however, anticipating being told no makes receiving an enthusiastic yes feel even more rewarding. I experienced this myself last term when we reached out to the American Booksellers Association in regards to attending their ABC Children’s Institute.
By Kacie Peterson On the book front, there has been exciting news for some of Portland, Oregon’s best writers! The Oregon Book Awards were held this week on the night of Monday, April 8. The awards are a program held annually by Literary Arts, and this year marked their twenty-sixth anniversary. Many of Oregon’s finest […]