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Lisa Adrienne Rojany

Lisa Adrienne Rojany, American publishing company executive, writer. Recipient one of 10 Best New Parenting Books award Child Magazine, 1993.

Background

  • Rojany, Lisa Adrienne was born on February 14, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Daughter of Aviezer Rojany and Mary Marks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Communications magna cum laude, University of California at Los Angeles. Certified in translation, Sorbonne University, Paris. Master English and American Literature, Brown University.

    Career

    • Newspaper journalist University of California at Los Angeles Daily Bruin, Together Newsmag., Los Angeles, 1985-1986. English tutor Paris, 1986-1987. Writer, reviewer television Guide, Los Angeles, 1987-1988.

      Senior editor Intervisual Books, Santa Monica, 1991-1993. Editorial director Price Stern Sloan division Penguin Putnam Public, Los Angeles, 1993-1997, Gateway Learning Corporation, 1997. West coast publication director Golden Books Family Entertainment, Los Angeles, 1998-2000.

      Editorial director business development MyPotential.com, 2000-2001. Editor/writer, president Editorial Services of Los Angeles, since 1988. Vice president, public Americhip Books, 2002—2006.

      Proofreader Massachusetts Institute of Technology University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1990, Fidelity, Inc., Boston, 1990, Heinle & Heinle Publications, Inc., Boston, 1990. Correlator, proofreader Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, 1990. Vice president, public Americhip Books, 2002—2006.

      Speaker in field.

    Works

    • Exploring the Human Body
    • This scientifically sound book on human anatomy has a text focused toward children and is made interesting with pull-tabs, die-cut flaps, and a tinted transparent plastic "Magic Viewer" that helps readers identify parts of the body in detail.
    • Leave It to Beaver Novelization
    • When Beaver sets his sights on a new racing bike, he turns to the one person in Mayfield he should never take advice from: troublemaker Eddie Haskell! Before you can say "golly," half the town is in on the shenanigans.
    • The Story of Hanukkah: A Lift-The-Flap Rebus Book
    • A full-color pop-up book retells the story of the Maccabees and the oil that miraculously burned in the temple for eight days, in a format that lets children learn new words revealed by lifting special picture flaps.
    • Make Your Own Valentines (Books and Stuff)
    • Featuring thirty-two cards to punch out and thirty-six spectacular jewel stickers, a charming Valentine's Day booklet allows youngsters to have lots of heartfelt fun making personalized cards with plenty of sparkle.

    Membership

    Speaker University of California at Los Angeles Extension, 1993-1998, SCBWI Ventura, 2005. Member communications board, finance committee University of California at Los Angeles, 2002-2004. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Center United States of America West (editor-in-chief 1992-1995), Society Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (manuscript reviewer 1995-2003), International Women's Writing Guild, Author's Guild, Brown Alumni Association (interviewer 1995-1998), University of California at Los Angeles Alumni Association (board directors, communications, finance committee 2002-2004), Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, moderating writing workshops, rollerblading.

    Connections

    • Married Kristian Buccieri.
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    Born February 14, 1964
    (age 53)
    • 1901
      editorial director, business development MyPotential.com
    • 1985 - 1986
      Newspaper journalist University of California at Los Angeles Daily Bruin
    • 1986 - 1987
      English tutor Paris
    • 1987 - 1988
      writer
    • 1988
      editor/writer, Editorial Services of Los Angeles
    • 1988
      president, Editorial Services of Los Angeles
    • 1991 - 1993
      senior, editor Intervisual Books
      Santa Monica, California, United States
    • 1993 - 1997
      editorial director, Price Stern Sloan division Penguin Putnam Public
    • 1997
      editorial director, Price Stern Sloan division Penguin Putnam Public
    • 1998
      west coast publication director, Golden Books Family Entertainment
    • 2002 - 2006
      vice president
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