Archive | October, 2008

Greetings from the Caribbean!

While attending the annual meeting of IFRRO, I turned the “Beyond the Book” microphone over to my Spanish-speaking colleague Sue Kesner, who heard from several representatives of authors and publishers from across Latin America about the importance of protecting copyrights. We are delighted now to present this first-ever edition of our podcast series to go […]

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BTB #69: KISS: Making the Complex Comprehensible

The Text and Academic Authors Association presented KISS (Keeping It Simple Isn’t Stupid): Making the Complex Comprehensible with Brenda Berube, Professor, Medical Laboratory Science, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth; Janet Belsky, Professor, Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University; Michael D. Spiegler, Professor of Psychology at Providence College; and Karen Morris, Distinguished Professor, Law, Monroe Community College at their […]

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Best of BTB: Reporting Iraq

On Sunday, Nov. 16, “Beyond the Book” returns to the Miami Book Fair for “Uncovering Race Coverage: What We Mean When We Write on Race, Politics and the American Scene” featuring Keith Woods, Dean of Faculty of the Poynter Institute, along with special guests. A nationally-known commentator, Woods is a co-author of “The Authentic Voice/The […]

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BTB #68: Breaking Writers Block

The Text and Academic Authors Association presented Breaking Writer’s Block: How to overcome the psychological inhibitions that keep you from writing with Dr. Erin Oksol at their annual meeting in June. This podcast focuses on both the possible causes of writer’s block and strategies to minimize and move through writer’s block. The session also included […]

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BTB #67: Going Global Part II

If you’re planning to travel to the Frankfurt Book Fair, check out the second installment of “Going Global” featuring Dawn Bruno, Global Publishing Team Leader and International Trade Specialist for the New York City branch of the U.S. Commercial Service (an export promotion agency within Commerce) and Volker Wirsdorf, the senior commercial specialist with the […]

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