Cristina Rodriguez Joins A Public Space Staff

News February 18, 2021

For Immediate Release

Cristina Rodriguez is joining A Public Space as Marketing and Sales Director. Starting March 1, 2021, Rodriguez will oversee marketing for the literary and arts magazine A Public Space and A Public Space Books.

“I’m thrilled to build on A Public Space’s remarkable legacy and share it with a growing community of readers and booksellers,” said Rodriguez. “My bookselling career has always been dedicated to championing new voices and distinctive titles and I cannot wait to continue this important work with A Public Space.” A 2020 Publishers Weekly Star Watch Honoree, Bookselling Without Borders Fellow, and member of the American Book Association Advisory Council, Rodriguez since 2017 has worked at Deep Vellum Bookstore in Dallas.

At A Public Space, she will work on campaigns for upcoming magazines and books, including Tolstoy Together: 85 Days of War and Peace with Yiyun Li—a reader's companion to Tolstoy's epic novel based on the virtual book club A Public Space launched at the start of the pandemic. The book will publish this spring, along with a second book-club reading of War and Peace with Yiyun Li. Rodriguez will also work on A Public Space's ongoing series of virtual book clubs, #APStogether.

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