20
Nov

BinderCast Bonus: Emily Gould on Publishing and Blurbs

When we spoke to Emily Gould about writing on the internet, she also opened up a bit about her experience in publishing. That conversation didn't make it into The BinderCast, but we're releasing a bit of it here on our blog. Keep reading for insight on how working in publishing effects your experience as a newly published author – and how to get Jonathan Franzen to blurb your book.
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6
Nov

Sponsor Shout-Out: The Harnisch Foundation

BinderCon is all about inspiring women: and Ruth Ann Harnisch is definitely inspiring. From her pioneering journalism and newsroom work in the 1970s to her philanthropic support of causes that help women and girls (as well as other minorities and silenced and disadvantaged individuals) make similar strides in their professions and personal lives. As Ruth...
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6
Nov

Episode One: Roxane Gay and Emily Gould vs. The Internet

How has the internet changed the experience of being a writer? In our inaugural episode, Leigh and Lux check in with two of the internet’s favorite writers – bestselling author and New York Times columnist Roxane Gay and author and Emily Books founder Emily Gould – to learn all about how being online has helped, harmed, and shaped their careers.
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31
Oct

Sponsor Shout-Out: Bustle

Bustle and BinderCon have a lot in common. We’re both dedicated to sharing fresh voices and opinions, and helping writers find a place for their words online. Editor-in-chief Kate Ward explains Bustle’s goal as “[reaching] every millennial woman there is in the US”– which is something we can definitely get behind here at BinderCon. Bustle’s...
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24
Oct

Sponsor Shout-Out: MailChimp

Lots of corporations and startups talk about diversity and creativity these days, but few really embody those values like MailChimp. They strive to make work interesting and fun, not only for the customers using their newsletter service but for their own employees. Chief Culture Officer Marti Wolf’s job has been described as “nurturing a culture of...
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25
Mar

Sponsor Shout-Out: The Harnisch Foundation

The Harnisch Foundation has been one of our most enthusiastic supporters from the very beginning. Their philanthropy is inspiring: progressive, fiercely value-driven, and with keen focus on creativity. Their objective is simple, but vital: supporting “the work of effective leaders and creative communities working to advance gender and racial diversity with a focus on women...
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25
Mar

Sponsor Shout-Out: Knight Foundation

The Knight Foundation is truly a force of good in the world of journalism. Supporting “transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts,” their organization foregrounds diversity and community building the way that BinderCon does. It’s fitting, then, that we would team up with them, and we’re so...
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22
Mar

Sponsor Shout-Out: Ms. Magazine

If you took a gender studies class in college, then you’ve certainly heard the name Gloria Steinem. And in the midst of working rigorously at the forefront of second wave feminism, she co-founded Ms. Magazine. Since 1971, the publication has been a linchpin in the world of feminist journalism, asserting that it is “more than...
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