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By Tom Hallock | Today is Jessie Bennett’s last day at Beacon Press, and I want to take the opportunity to thank her in the space she created. Jessie came to Beacon six years ago, answering the call for someone to fill “a temporary, grant-funded position” to create a blog for the press. In my new hire letter I wrote, “There is a possibility that the position will be funded for a second year.” Thanks to her work, it was funded for a second and then a third, by which time we had come to feel that both the blog and its editor were essential to the work of the press. Read more →

Order any book from beacon.org by December 31st and receive 10% off your order and free standard shipping*. Plus, Beacon Press will donate 20% of total sales to three of its favorite organizations--Harlem Children's Zone, Interfaith Youth Core, and Food... Read more →