A Conversation With Bina Sarkar Ellias, Founder of International Gallerie

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Janice Sands sits down for a conversation with Bina Sarkar Ellias about her publication, her passion and her recent experiences in Poland and Taiwan.

Self-Publishing Platforms: Women’s Playground or Last Resort?

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Literary publishing is a notoriously cutthroat business. The industry is alarmingly subjective and there are an increasing number of books published each year, making it more difficult than ever to cut through the clutter.

Vagina Chronicles Podcast:  “Until It’s Just About The Art”: An Interview with Janice Sands

| In the Media | Written by : Vagina Chronicles Podcast  |

In this exciting episode of Vagina Chronicles Podcast, we are thrilled to share an incredible opportunity with our listeners who are (or are aspiring to be) professional female artists and writers. We interviewed the Executive Director, Janice Sands, of a 120 year-old nonprofit that intends to facilitate some pretty incredible opportunities for female artists “until it’s just about the art.”

Curator Spotlight:  Carey Salerno, executive editor of Alice James Books

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Carey shares what she has learned throughout her career in publishing and her experience as a poet and a writer. Read on for both installments of our conversation, including Carey’s thoughts on diversity, e-publishing, and challenges that exist in the industry.

Curator Spotlight:  Kate Angus, founding editor of Augury Books

| Contributed | Written by : Janice Sands  |

Kate Angus selected two of our inaugural publications. Here are some of Kate's insights into the need for publishers to support diverse voices, how the Internet has impacted the way we read, and how emerging writers can find success (hint: keep writing!).