Since April 2017, I have gained experience as a project manager with a trade publisher, efficiently and passionately managing books from conception to publication and all the marketing, editing, and design in between. I've managed project teams of 3 to 8 employees for both book publishing and event planning, and I've created manuals to guide future iterations of project management.
Here is a sample of a project management manual I created for Ooligan Press:
Does your project involve an event? Since August 2013, I've planned and managed a variety of literary events, including author signings, panel discussions, book launches, and full conferences.
In April 2018, I co-managed the tenth annual Write to Publish conference, the largest fundraiser for Ooligan Press. Below is an infographic displaying the conference data:
For more information on the Write to Publish conference,
visit the Write to Publish website.
Team member at Ooligan Press
Amylia Ryan has been such an inspiration to work under as both a leader and as a project manager in the Master’s of Book Publishing program. She has shown outstanding efforts in working with her team to not only prepare and execute the program’s annual conference, but also manage several book projects during this last year. Amylia has exceptional organization and management skills, editorial and event planning knowledge, and has the ability to lead individuals to succes through engagement and education.