RECENT / FORTHCOMING PUBLICATIONS
The International Journal of the Book, article: "'Bibliomany Has Possessed Me':
Thomas Jefferson, The Booksellers’ Customer Extraordinaire," Spring 2014
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:
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
Editorial and book proposal consultations available for nonfiction authors. Inquiries welcome: firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- 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: email@example.com.
12th International Conference on Books, Publishing and Libraries, sponsored by Common Ground, at Simmons College, Boston, MA, Nov. 8-9, 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
Attended Ideas Boston conference, UMass Boston, October 2013
Plenary session speaker, International Conference on the Book, Regensberg, Germany, September 27
Attended BookExpoAmerica, New York
Digital Photography Workshop (student), Yosemite National Park
Began work as Editor, The International Journal of the Book, published by Common Ground Publishing.
Attended conference: Ideas Boston / WBUR / NPR, at U Mass- Boston
Attended conference: New England Faculty Development Consortium, at Holy cross University, Worcester, Massachusetts
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"
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
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”
Attended Key West Literary Seminar, January -- "The Hungry Muse: An Exploration of Food in Literature"
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.
PUBLISHING WORKSHOP -- Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, May 27-28 at SUNY Potsdam, Potsdam, NY
Oxford Companion to the Book – contributor, three articles on bookstores (Abebooks, eBay, Grolier Poetry Book Shop), 2010
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.
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.
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
Interviewed by Amy Goodman on Democracy Now satellite-TV special program about Robert Kennedy, June 6, 2008.
PUBLISHING WORKSHOP: Associated Colleges of the St. Lawrence Valley, at St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York, Jan. 17-18, 2008
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
Fellow, Robert Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies, Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia
Conference organizer: 4th International Conference on the Book, sponsored by Common Ground Publishing, at Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, October