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“Wizard of community” and former queen of books on Tumblr, Rachel Fershleiser recently accepted a new position (effective June 20) as executive director of audience development at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. In addition to helping make book culture thrive online, Rachel is both a tastemaker (check her Tumblr Book Club picks) and an advocate (check her involvement with organizations like the National Book Foundation, the Brooklyn Book Festival, Lit Hub, and Housing Works). You coined the term "bookternet" and in...
It’s easy to find Rachel Fershleiser at a book party: cobalt blue glasses and curly black hair (either hanging down or in a braid) and A-line dresses of some bright print (horses mid-gallop, birds against a tangle of leaves and flowers, black-and-white dogs on a blue background). It’s just as easy to speak with her: Rachel is always talking to someone, and usually (at least) three people at once. Tumblr’s Director of Literary Outreach—as well...
It’s sort of perfect to imagine Maris Kreizman at the Emmys. “I felt like a princess,” she says. “It comes a little late in life but it came. I missed junior prom but I got to go to the Emmys.” We’re having drinks at Sugarburg, a bar surprisingly pleasant for being perched on top of the Metropolitan Avenue L/G entrance. We are supposed to be talking about her book, Slaughterhouse 90210—and we do, eventually—but I can’t...
Maybe it's just us, but we're not really feeling Halloween yet this year. To be honest, we're not even really feeling fall. It's been so warm! And sunny. It's like summer is just never going to end. (Ok, today is a bit cooler but still, this should be jacket weather! And it's still only turtleneck weather! Lame.) Anyway! In general, we don't care all that much about being seasonally appropriate, but we would like...

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