How to Make 2015 the Year of "Yes"

Not long ago I realized my default response has become “No” — both in my personal and professional lives. I was invited to friend’s party and immediately said “No,” thinking of how long the upcoming week would be, filled with client meetings, work, and family obligations. When I heard the recognizable sound of disappointment in my friend’s voice, I realized that I had made a mistake. Instead of putting in the effort to attend what would surely be a fun event, and more importantly, showing my friend the appreciation for the invite. I had said no—no to opportunity, no to strengthening our friendship, and no to opening myself up to a chance to see old friends and possibly make new ones. There a

Benay Client, Overlook Press, in The New York Times!

Overlook Press, a Benay client, had one of their new books, The Soul of Discretion by Susan Hill, featured in The New York Times Sunday Book Review. Although it hasn’t been released yet, The Soul of Discretion is a highly anticipated novel as it is a continuation of the Chief Superintendent Simon Serrailler civilized mystery series. We can’t wait to see what Susan Hill has in store for Simon Serrailler this time! #news

And another Benay client featured in The New York Times!

Another Benay client, Tin House Books, had one of their new books featured in The New York Times Sunday Book Review also! “Loitering” by Charles D’Ambrosio is a collection of essays which “have been garnering a cult reputation” and takes the reader on a journey into Charles D’Ambrosio’s personal experiences. Throughout these essays, isolation is the main theme, mixed with some witty remarks, which is why they’re so relatable. It’s in this collection of essays that “we can see he is one of the strongest, smartest and most literate essayists practicing today”. #News

Working with Benay for many years has allowed my company to keep its overhead lean and flexible, and has allowed Steerforth’s staff to focus on the words of our authors while Benay tends to the numbers. The people at Benay are consistently courteous, responsive, professional and thoroughly pleasant to work with.

— Chip Fleischer

Steerforth Press