Tuesday, May 01, 2012

Career Advice from Overlook Publisher Peter Mayer

If you've been following our "Conversations with Peter Mayer" video series, you've already witnessed a number of stories highlighting forty years of Overlook historyfrom anecdotes about our company's humble beginnings as a publisher of re-printed hardcovers to tales of our long term creative partnership with acclaimed graphic designer Milton Glaser, the brilliant mind behind our beloved winged logo.

Today Peter returns to the blog to share his insight and experience with a new generation of eager readers looking to break into the competitive field of book publishing. With more than five decades of publishing experience under his belt, Peter is an industry veteran in a position to offer valuable advice to anyone trying to land their first job. Check out this video to hear Peter's own story about his first forays into the trade, and his advice to ambitious literary upstarts who also wish to make their mark on the book business.

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