Lived Places Publishing authors Nicola Abraham and Victoria Ruddock introduce us to their new book, Supporting patients living with dementia during a pandemic: Digital theatre and educational spaces.
What is Critical Race Theory – and does it belong in libraries? LPP co-founder David Parker weighs in from the publisher’s perspective.
The first book delivered to the world by a new publisher must set the tone for all that is to follow. Publisher and co-founder David Parker introduces the launch of LPP’s first title and celebrates a publishing milestone.
Dr Drew Harris outlines his vision for the stories and explorations of entrepreneurs who don’t fit the “norm”, who operate on the margins, or who face challenges that others don’t.
Publisher and LPP co-founder David Parker explains how to create the best book title and the importance of understanding digital distribution in book publishing.
This Q&A with LPP Advisory Board member Dominic Broadhurst explores the relationship between libraries and publishers, and how that impacts the decisions that Lived Places Publishing makes.
Publisher and co-founder David Parker explores how Lived Places Publishing aims to work with and support libraries in the most fair and effective way possible.
Publisher and co-Founder David Parker guests on the IPG Podcast from the Independent Publisher’s Guild. David tells the IPG how he’s building LPP in collaboration with Newgen Publishing UK, and how to make partnerships like this work. He also talks about some of the big issues in academic publishing at the moment,
This Q&A with LPP Advisory Board member Sanjyot P. Dunung explores some of the questions of diversity, equity, belonging and inclusion that Lived Places Publishing are actively considering.
The language we use to refer to ourselves is important, and can be difficult to get right. Dr Damian Mellifont and Dr Jennifer Smith-Merry discuss the debate of person-first or identity first language, and explore language choices for the LPP Disability Studies
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We invite you to participate in our brief survey to help establishing an author-led set standards for identity metadata. Please feel free to share this survey with authors, librarians, and publishing professionals – we will be publishing the results of our research.
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New models are emerging for funding open access, which may serve to alleviate one of the publishing industry’s most problematic practices: Levying book processing charges on authors.
In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Dr. Kadian Pow, author of Stories of Black Female Identity in the Making: Queering the Love in Blackness, they discuss how religious institutions have maintained their power to shape and control Black women's identities, despite a statistical decline in church attendance.
How does a book go from a bunch of Word documents to a printed and bound volume? The LPP team outline the stages of the book production process.
In this conversation between Chris McAuley, Black Studies Collection Editor at Lived Places Publishing and Gregory Freeland, author of Music and Black Community in Segregated North Carolina, they discussed the pivotal role that music played in keeping a community together during one of the most legally segregated times in U.S. history.
The COVID-19 pandemic reproduced forms of educational exclusions by reiterating a “grammar of schooling”, yet it also offered an opportunity for teaching professionals to use their creativity and brilliance to rewrite it. Pushing back on educational inequities, these stories offer hope of more just and inclusive classrooms now and in the future.