Jaya Bhattacharji Rose has been associated with the publishing industry since the early 1990s. She has worked with literary magazines, independent presses, feminist presses, multi-national firms, and academic journals.
As the founder of ACE Literary Consulting, she has written reports on the publishing industry in India for the Publisher’s Association of the UK and Canada Livre Books. She provides strategic papers, in-depth reports and analysis to social media strategy; offering professional expertise on publishing to individuals, firms and start-ups; and curation of literary events. ACE helps free authors from boring administrative details -essential to their existence but very disruptive.
Her blog focuses on the business of publishing, interviews with authors and book reviews. Some of the authors interviewed include Charlotte Wood, Markus Zusak, Lord Jeffrey Archer, Kamila Shamsie, Cornelia Funke, Namita Gokhale, Vivek Shanbhag, Eka Kurniawan, Michael Bhaskar, Daisy Rockwell, Chitra Bannerjee Divarkurni, Maha Khan Phillips, and Randa Abdel-Fattah.
Jaya’s columns on the business of publishing include Bibliobibuli (Times of India online), and previously PubSpeak (BusinessWorld online) and Literati (The Hindu Literary Supplement). She also has extensive corporate editorial experience including stints with Zubaan, Routledge, and Puffin.