Office Hour with Rachel Fershleiser

Location: Table 2 Level:

I can give advice and protips on creating or improving your Tumblr presence as an author, publisher, bookseller, etc. I can also answer questions about general social media, live events, and book publicity.

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Rachel Fershleiser


Rachel Fershleiser works on Tumblr’s strategic outreach team, specializing in publishing, nonprofit, and cultural organizations. Previously she was the Community Manager at Bookish and the Director of Public Programs at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. She is also the co-creator of Six-Word Memoirs and co-editor of the New York Times Bestseller Not Quite What I Was Planning, and three other books. Her writing has appeared in the anthology My Parents Were Awesome and in The Village Voice, New York Press, Print, Los Angeles Times, National Post,, Fray Quarterly and several amazing print and online publications you’ve never heard of.

She is passionate about drawing connections between online and IRL literary community.


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