Sean Davis is a busy guy—he’s a writer, an artist, a playwright, a mentor, and a teacher whose positive influence is all over the Portland community. Still, in preparation for the publication of his Iraq war memoir The Wax Bullet War, Sean managed to find time in his truly packed schedule to answer a few […]
I recently had the pleasure of catching up with an Ooligan alum, Katie Kervin, who just started a new job as Managing Editor at Hospitality Design magazine. A 2010 graduate of our program, Kervin has since been involved in pursuits mostly tied to event planning, a direct extension of her experiences in External Promotions (namely […]
The best part is the finding of a book that you’re really excited about. I see anywhere from 400 to 500 books in a season, of which I read about 80-100. I try to give my enthusiasm to the book buyer so that they can bring a book into their store and hopefully be just as excited when they try to sell it to their customer. So, for me, it’s the discovery of new books.
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 […]
If you’re reading this blog, you’re either interested in publishing or you’re a writer. Or maybe you just want another look at this steamy picture (that’s the one, isn’t it?). Whatever the reason, you’re about to read the happiest news you’ll hear all day: Write to Publish is this weekend! You’ll love this conference—if not […]
Jamie S. Rich is one of the upcoming panelists for Ooligan Press event Write to Publish. As a writer, editor, and publisher of comics, Jamie has a lot of insight to offer in the realm of publishing comics—so much so that he’s even started his own YouTube series, From the Gutters, dedicated to demystifying comics […]