Jess Brallier


Publisher and author, Jess Brallier, talks to Giuseppe Castellano about how an industrial engineer major at the University of Pittsburgh became a children’s book publisher; how he and Jeff Kinney launched The Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, and what a “P&L” is (and why you should care).

Jess also shares the advice he gave to his son, New York Times Best-selling author, Max Brallier, that authors (and illustrators) should hear.

Here are a few of the authors Jess mentioned: Virginia Woolf, Anaïs Nin, Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Norman Mailer, Tracy Kidder, and Lillian Hellman.

To connect with Jess, you can find him on LinkedIn.

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Music for the podcast was created by Oatmello.