By Elizabeth Howard
Lauren Cerand, a writer and celebrated arts and literary publicist, shares her insights into bringing readers into “a brightly lit place.” E-book gross sales are up, but indie bookstores are having difficulties. Lauren suggests techniques to market new titles, significantly those people published by independent presses or created by emerging authors. She reflects on how bookstores, via bold new thinking, can come to be the cultural magnets in communities throughout the state.
Lauren Cerand is a author and arts and literary publicist with 20 decades of expertise working her personal flourishing international communications consultancy, based in New York and pushed by an intense own concentration on each client’s needs and needs, a extensive network of relationships, and unparalleled knowledge and imaginative ingenuity.
New and present purchasers for strategic community relations strategies and illustration in 2021 contain the authors Darien Hsu Gee, Charles Vidich, Jasmin Kaur, Arisa White, John Donohue, Melissa Scholes-Young, Kia Corthron, Jai Chakrabarti, Joy Castro, and the intercontinental independent publishers House of Anansi Push and Sandorf Passage.
In July 2019, Lauren took a sabbatical 12 months to immerse herself in the review of jewellery design and creation entire-time in Florence, Italy, and study more about the Italian language and way of daily life. Her writing while there was revealed in April 2020 in Dining in Location, the online foodstuff and culture magazine primarily based in Melbourne, and shortlisted for the 2020 Mollie Salisbury Cup memoir writing level of competition, administered by the Garden Museum in London. She also wrote about her life with Toscano for a December 2020 feature at Ladies and Their Cats.
You can hear to podcast interviews recorded considering the fact that September 2020 with Tranquility du Jour (”A Resourceful Leap”), Locating Favorites with Leah Jones (”Generating Jewelry in Italy with Lauren Cerand”), and Missing Ladies of Lit (”Princess Marthe Bibesco –– The Inexperienced Parrot”).
In April 2021, she was interviewed by Publishers Weekly about “Bookishness,” and was the inaugural visitor on Rachel Syme’s Instagram Stay show, Operating on Fumes. Her remembrance of her friend, publisher Giancarlo DiTrapano, was released on-line at Literary Hub and in print in the spring/summer months situation of Northwest Evaluation.
Lauren serves on the advisory committee for Film Discussion board and the advisory board for Turtle Place Push in New York, and is a member of the City University Club in London. She retains a bachelor’s degree in Industrial & Labor Relations from Cornell University, a certificate in Jewelry Structure & Advertising from Pratt Institute, and concluded the initially yr of the two-year BFA plan at Alchimia Contemporary Jewelry Faculty in Firenze.
The new music for this episode is from Karthik Nair. He is a new music producer attending the Massachusetts Institute of Technological know-how and building music beneath the alias “Ashgreen.” Karthik produces electronic music that explores the concept of imagining a house or minute through music. In this piece named “Forest Plucks,” Karthik paints the sonic landscape of a surreal forest captured in the dead of night time.
Image: Ladies and Their Cats. World-wide-web style and design: Bud Parr. New music: Forest Plucks by Karthnik Nair. All Legal rights Reserved.
Present Contributors: Kyle Lee, Producer
Elizabeth Howard has never ever experienced boundaries between her life, get the job done, art, and creating. Expertise, sense of position, and exploration define the possibilities she makes, seeking collaboration, adaptability, and spontaneity. She is an creator, journalist, and innovative director. Elizabeth has organized programming close to the arts and social issues for corporations in the United States and internationally.