Polly Franchini

Publisher

Location 15h@2xOssining, NY

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Work Experience
  • Publisher

    Oronzo Editions
    Jan. 2007 to Present (9 years and 11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Publisher/owner
    Contracts, editing, design, all production coordination, marketing, fulfillment.

    Awards:
    Titles reviewed widely and well-received.
  • book designer

    Smithsonian InstitutionWashington, DC, US
    Jan. 1985 to Present (31 years and 11 months)

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    Role & Tasks:

    book designer for various Smithsonian museums, as employee and freelancer

    Awards:
    various local and national
  • Art director

    Acanthus Books
    Jan. 2004 to Jan. 2005 (1 year)

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    Role & Tasks:

    Art director for publisher for complex photography and art books

Education
  • English & American Literature and Language
    University of Oregon
Skills

Writing

Microsoft Office

On-site Special Events

Ordering / Purchasing

Ordering / Receiving

Culinary Menu / Recipe Development

Certifications & Courses
Organizations & Volunteer Activity
  • writer/culinary historian for Savoring Gotham

    Oxford University Press
    Volunteer • Jan. 2014 to Jan. 2015

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    Summary
    contributed "Ellis Island" entry, page 192
  • Programs co-chair

    Womens National Book Association
    Member • Aug. 2009 to May. 2014

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    Summary
    Coordinated all aspects of programs and events
  • Member • Jan. 2008 to Present
Interests
cooking, travel
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