WHAT: Happy Hour with Special Guest Ben Schrank, Publisher of Astra House and COO of Astra Publishing House
WHEN: Wednesday, September 29, 5:30–6:30 p.m. EST
WHERE: Via Zoom Videoconference
On Wednesday, September 29, we’re excited to host a happy hour with special guest Ben Schrank, who is Publisher of Astra House and COO of Astra Publishing House. Ben was previously President and Publisher at Henry Holt and Company, and prior to that, he was President and Publisher of Razorbill, an imprint of Penguin Random House. At Razorbill, Ben published many award-winning and #1 New York Times bestselling books, including the global phenomena An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir and Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher. Ben is the author of novels for adults and children, and has taught writing in the MFA program at Brooklyn College.
About Astra Publishing House
Astra Publishing House is dedicated to publishing books for children and adults that celebrate excellent storytelling, a strong point of view, and can introduce readers to new perspectives about their everyday lives as well as the lives of others. Astra Publishing House comprises Astra House, an adult trade publisher of international literary fiction and nonfiction; mineditionUS, one of the most prestigious picture book publishers in the world; the established and award-winning children’s book imprints Boyds Mills Press, Calkins Creek, Kane Press, and Wordsong; and Astra Magazine, a new international literary magazine.
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