About Our TeamFaculty and Staff
As Director of the Pace University Press, Soares works with editors on a variety of academic journals. Well-known for its studies of Virginia Woolf and medieval literature, more recent additions to the Press list of publications include journals on acting, comics, philosophy, and psychology. As Director, Soares reviews new submissions and oversees the operation of the Press and its staff. Soares is also the Director of the MS in Publishing program at Pace.
In addition to serving as associate director of the Pace University Press, Karen Holt is a full-time lecturer in the Pace MS in Publishing Program, where she teaches writing and editing courses. She began her career as a newspaper reporter before moving on to books, magazines, and online publications. She has been deputy editor of Publishers Weekly, books editor at O, the Oprah Magazine, senior editor at Guideposts Books & Inspirational media, founding editor of the Reservoir Square Books imprint, and a managing editor for Primedia. Her writing appears frequently in Publishing Research Quarterly. Her work also has been published in magazines including Essence, Parade, the New York Post, Folio, Working Mother, and many others. She holds a BA from Western Washington University and an MFA from Manhattanville College.
Delaney Anderson is a first-year graduate student in the M.S. in Publishing program working towards a career in production and design within the publishing industry. She stayed in her hometown of Pensacola, FL to attend the University of West Florida where she received bachelors’ degrees in communications and English. While at UWF, Anderson was a staff writer for the student-led newspaper, The Voyager. She also worked in content creation, presentation development, and social marketing while she was a Peer Educator with Wellness Services on campus. She left Florida quickly following graduation to attend the Denver Publishing Institute in Colorado during the summer of 2019 and made her move to NYC soon after. Delaney is grateful for the opportunity to work at Pace University Press and looks forward to her future in publishing.
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