How do I contact a Tom Doherty Associates, LLC author? Can I get my book signed?We regularly forward mail to authors. Address mail to Author Name, c/o Tom Doherty Associates, LLC, 175 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10010. Please be aware that due to the volume of mail received, it may take time for your letter or package to be forwarded. Only regular mail will be forwarded.
Authors' addresses, phone numbers, and personal email addresses are held in confidence; while we will forward regular mail, we cannot give out contact information. Some authors have public websites or email addresses; you can find many of these in the Resources section of this website or on the individual Author pages
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Will Tom Doherty Associates, LLC authors autograph my copies of their books?We cannot guarantee that an author will sign your book, but we will forward packages. If you send a book to be signed, please enclose a return mailer. Tom Doherty Associates, LLC and the authors are not responsible for damage incurred during shipping; books and other material to be autographed are sent at your own risk.
What are the requirements for interning at Tor?Tor/Forge interns must receive academic credit for their work and must make a commitment of at least two full days or three half days per week. There is no financial compensation for Tor/Forge internships. Students are invited to apply for any semester.
What types of academic internships are available at Tor?
Editorial interns and Editorial interns (Young Adult) gain insight into the process of publishing a book at every stage, from contract request to catalog to finished book. Both types of internships provide interaction with other departments including Production, Marketing, Ad Promo and Publicity. Students learn about acquisitions and the editorial process, rights and territories, contracts, sales, and scheduling. They have the opportunity to work with a wide variety of genre fiction, including science fiction, fantasy, horror, and romance. Young Adult interns work with many of the same genres; Young Adult books are targeted to readers ages 10 and up. Editorial interns may be asked to work with a particular editor or on a specific project during their time at Tor.
Marketing interns will be involved in updating lists of booksellers, mailing galleys and promotional items, and, assisting with preparation for major meetings. Interns may be given the chance to learn more about individual book marketing campaigns. Interns are also required to do a certain amount of filing.
The Production department is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the manufacturing process from copyediting to finished books and offers the opportunity to interact with the art, editorial, publicity, and other departments. Intern responsibilities include trafficking production materials, checking proofs, filing, and special projects as needed. Production interns must have an excellent command of grammar, punctuation, and spelling, and must demonstrate superb communication skills. Fact-checking skills and familiarity with proofreader's marks a definite plus.
Publicity interns will be involved in researching and updating our media contact database, assisting in press kit compilation, and media mailings of both advance releases and review copies. Interns are also required to do a certain amount of filing and office organizational work. Once we feel the intern is ready, they will be given the chance to write press releases and press materials, and pitch the media. They may also be given the opporunity to assist with author events, tours, and other creative projects including online publicity campaigns.
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