P.O. Box 43072
Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
James Cummins Bookseller,
New York City. Chief operating officer (2005 to present). Associate (July 2000 to 2005).
Antiquarian bookseller, dealing in printed books, autograph and manuscript material, archives,
science fiction, collection development, appraisal.
Guest speaker at rare book/librarianship classes offered by New York University School of Continuing and Professional Studies, Pratt Institute, and Indiana University (Lilly Library).
Associate Member, A.B.A.A.
Temporary Culture, Upper Montclair,
N.J. Independent publisher of book-length works related to the literature
of the fantastic (2003 to
Freelance Copy Editor & Proofreader.
November 1999 to January 2003.
Projects included Spafinder
magazine and «www.spafinder.com»; and
the weekly selection of science fiction stories edited by Ellen Datlow at scifi.com/scifiction.
AB Bookman's Weekly,
Garfield, New Jersey. (Nov. 1996 to Oct. 1999). Hired as staff writer;
promoted to Managing Editor in May 1998; position terminated when magazine
ceased publication. Responsibilities included:
Ulrich's International Periodicals
Directory, R.R. Bowker, New Providence, New Jersey. (Dec. 1990
to Nov. 1996). Hired as Assistant Editor, promoted to Senior Associate
Editor. Responsibilities included:
Overseeing editorial production of
weekly trade magazine for antiquarian and specialist booksellers
Researching and writing bylined original
feature articles on the book trade and related subjects
Writing hundreds of unsigned reviews
of nonfiction books and CD-ROMs; news items; index
Representing the magazine at antiquarian
book fairs and other conventions and trade shows
Attending the Out-of-Print and Antiquarian Book Market Seminar (now Colorado Antiquarian Book Seminar), Colorado Springs, summer 1997
Designing and publishing web page and
web edition of AB Bookman's Yearbook
production of annual directory from
data collection through quality control, proofreading, and release of pages
compilation of bibliographic data for
U.S., Dutch, Middle Eastern, African and Asian serial publications