Spotlight on Careers in Writing and Publishing Part 2

Meet successful people in the career of writing and publishing! Allison Lorentzen is a Senior Editor at Viking Penguin. Her recent and upcoming titles include the debut novels The Office of Mercy by Ariel Djanikian, A Map of Tulsa by Benjamin Lytal, and Necessary Errors by Caleb Crain. She is proud to publish Orange Prize finalist Monique Roffey, whose latest novel is Archipelago.

Gray Beltran is a multimedia producer and community editor at Atavist. He has written about film and music for newspapers in Southern California, and is a graduate of the Columbia Journalism School and the literary journalism program at the University of California, Irvine. In 2011, he traveled to Israel and the Palestinian territories as a fellow in the Scripps Howard Program in Religion, Journalism and the Spiritual Life.

S. Mitra Kalita is the ideas editor at Quartz. She worked previously at The Wall Street Journal, where she oversaw coverage of the Great Recession and housing crisis. She also launched Mint, a business paper in New Delhi, and has previously worked for the Washington Post, Newsday and the Associated Press. She is the author of three books related to migration and globalization. She is currently an adjunct professor of journalism at St. John’s and Columbia universities, and previously served as president of the South Asian Journalists Association.

Want to learn more and meet Allison, Gray, and S. Mitra?  Come to the 20 Cooper Square, 7th Floor, on April 23, 2013! RSVP on NYU CareerNet here.

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