DAVID EMBLIDGE

-- Author, Editor, Educator --
Emerson College
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

RECENT /​ FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS



FORTHCOMING

The International Journal of the Book, article: "'Bibliomany Has Possessed Me':
Thomas Jefferson, The Booksellers’ Customer Extraordinaire," Spring 2014

PUBLISHED

Publishing Research Quarterly – article: “Brentano’s: Books Afloat on a Sinking Ship,” Spring 2014.

LOGOS: Journal of the World Publishing Community -- article- -Ave Maria Chocolate Sauce- The Decline and Fall of Borders (Vol. 24, Issue 3, 2013)

The International Journal of the Book -- article: "The Gotham Book Mart: Location, Location, Location," January 2013.

Series, "Exploring the Appalachian Trail, " of which I am editor and book packager, issued four updated editions, from Stackpole Books. Hikes in Southern New England, October 2012; Hikes in Southern Appalachians, Spring 2013; Hikes in Mid-Atlantic States, July 2013; Hikes in the Virginias, Sept. 2013. E-book editions also now available. To see the series, go to:
http:/​/​www.stackpolebooks.com/​productdetails.cfm?sku=1065&isbn=9780811710657&title=exploring-the-appalachian-trail:-hikes-in-southern-new-england

Publishing Research Quarterly – book review: Richard Guthrie, Publishing: Principles & Practice, Sage, 2011; review published winter 2012

Publishing Research Quarterly – article: “Isaiah Thomas Invents the Bookstore Chain,” 2012.

LOGOS: Journal of the World Publishing Community – article: “Parson Weems, Book Peddler: ‘chockful of Zeal burning with the Book fever’,” Vol. 22, Issue 4, 2011

Media Ethics -- "The Tattered Cover: A Lion in Sheep’s Clothing," Fall 2010

The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies -- "The Old Corner Bookstore: Rialto of Current Good Things, Hub of the Hub," Summer 2009

Oxford Companion to the Book – contributor, three articles on bookstores (Abebooks.com, eBay.com, The Grolier Poetry Book Shop), 2009

Media Ethics – “Frey vs. Thoreau: Which Liar Tells More Truth?” Fall 2008

Publishing Research Quarterly - "Rallying Point: Lewis Michaux's National Memorial African Bookstore," Fall 2008

Publishing Research Quarterly – book review: “Eliot and Rose: A Companion to The History of the Book,” Fall 2008

Commondreams.org - "My Bobby Kennedy and Yours," June 6, 2008

Southwest Review – literary essay: “The Palmer Method: Penmanship and the Tenor of Our Time,” 2007, winner 2007 McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Nonfiction

International Journal of the Arts in Society – article: “Literary Tears,” 2007

International Journal of the Humanities – case study: “The Viswanathan Plagiarism Case at Little, Brown, Publishers,” 2007

Trekking Atlas of the World – book chapters: “The Grand Canyon” and “The Appalachian Trail,” New Holland Publishers, 2006

PUBLISHING WORKSHOPS / CONSULTATIONS / CONFERENCES /PRESENTATIONS / AWARDS


ONGOING

-- CONSULTATIONS
Editorial and book proposal consultations available for nonfiction authors. Inquiries welcome: davidemblidge@​davidemblidge.com.

-- PUBLISHING WORKSHOPS
Bookings available for 2-day, 1-day and half-day workshops, at universities (for faculty, MFA programs, and others); writers' colonies; and other institutions. Inquiries welcome: davidemblidge@​davidemblidge.com.

FORTHCOMING

FALL 2014

12th International Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries, sponsored by Common Ground, at Simmons College, Boston, MA, Nov. 8-9, 2014

SPRING 2014

Publishing Workshop, May 22-24, 2014, Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley (St. Lawrence Univ., Clarkson Univ., SUNY Potsdam, SUNY Canton)

Attending BookExpoAmerica, New York, May 2014

Attended Edward Tufte's workshop, "Presenting Data and Information," Boston, MA, March 2014

PAST

FALL 2013

Attended Ideas Boston conference, UMass Boston, October 2013

Plenary session speaker, International Conference on the Book, Regensberg, Germany, September 27

SPRING 2013

Attended BookExpoAmerica, New York
Digital Photography Workshop (student), Yosemite National Park

WINTER 2013

Began work as Editor, The International Journal of the Book, published by Common Ground Publishing.

FALL 2012

Attended conference: Ideas Boston /​ WBUR /​ NPR, at U Mass- Boston

Attended conference: New England Faculty Development Consortium, at Holy cross University, Worcester, Massachusetts

SPRING 2012

PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, May 30, 31, June 1

Attended conference: Independent Publishers of New England

Attended conference: MIT Idea Lab -- "Future of the Book"

FALL 2011

Presented paper at International Conference on the Book, Toronto, October. "The Gotham Book Mart: Location, Location, Location"

Book Development consulting, Center for Peace Through Culture, Great Barrington, MA


SPRING 2011

May (participation in...)
Information Literacy Workshop, Emerson College, Boston
Publishers Weekly webinar on Google BookScan Settlement
Melville seminar, Providence Athenaeum
Ticknor Society Annual Meeting, Boston, lecture by Andreas Brown, “Deciphering Edward Gorey”

WINTER 2010-11

Attended Key West Literary Seminar, January -- "The Hungry Muse: An Exploration of Food in Literature"

FALL 2010

Presented paper virtually at International Digital Publishing Conference and Forum, City University of London, December. "Who’s Minding the Store? Shifting Paradigms of Authority in the Digital Publishing Arena"

Media Ethics -- article: "The Tattered Cover: A Lion in Sheep’s Clothing," Fall 2010.

Publishing Research Quarterly – book review: Keri Walsh, “The Letters of Sylvia Beach,” Vol. 26, #3, September 2010.

SPRING 2010

PUBLISHING WORKSHOP -- Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, May 27-28 at SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY

WINTER 2010

Oxford Companion to the Book – contributor, three articles on bookstores (Abebooks, eBay, Grolier Poetry Book Shop), 2010

SUMMER 2009

Informal talk on Benton MacKaye founder of the Appalachian Trail, Great Barrington, MA Appalachian Trail Community Designation Program, July

The Concord Saunterer: A Journal of Thoreau Studies, essay, July. "The Old Corner Bookstore: Rialto of Current Good Things, Hub of the Hub"

Presented paper ("Jefferson's Book Dealers") at John Adams/​Thomas Jefferson: Libraries, Leadership, and Legacy Conference, Boston and Charlottesville, June. Sponsors: Massachusetts Historical Society and Monticello.

SPRING 2009

The Rose Ethics in Communication Award, 2009, Emerson College, for two essays -- “Frey vs. Thoreau: Which Liar Tells More Truth?” Media Ethics, Fall 2008; “The Viswanathan Plagiarism Case at Little, Brown, Publishers,” International Journal of the Humanities Vol. 5, 2007)

ACADEMIC PUBLISHING TELE-CLASSES - (five sessions) via www.academicladder.com. Open to grad students and professors.

FALL 2008

PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: University of Massachusetts - Boston, Nov. 7 & 8, 2008

NERCOMP Conference, "Teaching Well Using Technology: A Faculty Member’s Guide to Wise and Time-Efficient Use of Instructional Technology" -- University of Massachusetts - Amherst; Nov. 12, 2008

SPRING 2008

Interviewed by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now satellite-TV special program about Robert Kennedy, June 6, 2008.

WINTER 2008

PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, Jan. 17-18, 2008

FALL 2007

McGinnis-Ritchie Award for Best Nonfiction, Essay, 2007, Southwest Review; for essay "The Palmer Method: Penmanship and the Tenor of Our Time."

PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, Nov. 30 - Dec. 1, 2007

SPRING 2007

Fellow, Robert Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia

FALL 2006

Conference organizer: 4th International Conference on the Book, sponsored by Common Ground Publishing, at Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, October

The 4th International Conference on the Book was organized and directed, in October 2006, at Emerson College, Boston, by David Emblidge, working with Common Ground, Publishing.

SELECTED WORKS

Architecture / History / Engineering: Nonfiction
Ever wonder what goes on under the city streets? Find out here -- in twelve cites around the world. Water, transportation, commuications, buried history. Fascinating stories, fully illustrated.
Autobiography / History: Nonfiction
Mrs. Roosevelt wrote her column "My Day" six days a week for over a quarter of century, covering everything from politics to child rearing to the arts. Arthur Schlesinger called her "a remarkable woman." Indeed.
Outdoor Adventure: Trail Guides
260 miles of trails / 29 hikes / Close to New England villages or deep in a National Forest, inaccessible by roads, by a rushing river or over 4,000 ft Killington Mt.
Outdoor Adventure / Literary Anthology
A cornucopia of essays, journal entries, poems and more -- all about how America's most famous and oldest long hiking trail, from Georgia to Maine, was conceived and built, and how it is enjoyed by over four million people a year nowadays.
Soup to Nuts
A link to Amazon.com, for David Emblidge, and all the books (70+) where I am either author, editor, contributor, or a subject named in the text. Happy hunting!
Thanksgiving in Toulouse
An American Thanksgiving in France, broadcast on WAMC, NPR, Northeast Public Radio