Diversity in Authorial Expertise: There are Many Paths to Authoring with Lived Places Publishing

Publisher David Parker and editor Rebecca Bush explore the different paths to authorship that an expert might take, and explain why they are deliberately looking for authors whose expertise is expressed outside academia, in addition to traditionally academic authorities

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David
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Book Marketing for Authors: Beginning Steps to Build Your Platform

Commissioning Editor Rebecca Bush gives an overview of simple marketing activities that any author should consider to build their audience and platform and promote their book.

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Rebecca
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All Stories Created Equal: Inequity and Inequality in Autobiography and Storytelling

All people are not valued equally, so there is societal inequity and inequality in how their stories are valued as well. Collection Editor Chris McAuley explores the mission of Lived Places Black Studies Collection to help rectify this imbalance.

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Chris McAuley
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Book Marketing: A Publisher’s Role and Responsibilities

David Parker explains how Lived Places Publishing provides a platform for authors to develop their relationship with their readers and supports them in the crucial step of marketing their book.

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David
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Latinx and the Possibilities of Place

Dr. Manuel Callahan discusses the tension, critiques, and differing opinions around the use of the term Latinx to describe identities that may otherwise be labelled Latin American, Latino, or Latina.

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Manuel Callahan
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How to Work Well with Your Editor: Tips for Authors

Commissioning Editor Rebecca Bush lays out the different types of editor that an author might encounter and provides some helpful tips to help you build a mutually beneficial working relationship with your editor.

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Rebecca
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In Search of Education’s Hidden Protagonists

Dr. Janise Hurtig lays out her vision for a new collection of the rich stories, vignettes, and accounts drawn from the experiences of those individuals (and groups) who are the protagonists of the educational practices of today and the future.

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Janise Hurtig
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Equity in Royalty and Sustainable Open Access Funding

Challenging the predominant publishing paradigm is never easy, but David Parker pulls back the curtain on a new model in open access publishing, centered around equity and open access for course materials.

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David
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Lived Places Publishing: Our Founding Mission

An overview of our Founding Mission: Affordable Course Readings, Library-Friendly Access, and Giving Voice to Social Identity in Context and Place

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David
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The Risks and Rewards of African Entrepreneurship: Overcoming Africa’s Challenging Landscape

by Michael Boezi

This free seminar features LPP author Ike Onyema Obi, a Nigerian entrepreneur whose path to business success reflects the challenges many emergent entrepreneurs face. He has mastered being resilient and agile in an African context – taking risks and seizing opportunities, filling knowledge voids by learning persistently, and shaping his networks to help grow his businesses.  

David Parker Presenting at Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe (Apr 20)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing will be participating in a panel on Publishing in Latinx Studies at this year’s Latina/o Studies Association Conference in Tempe, AZ on April 20. 

 

 

Family Advocacy: Zero-Sum Parenting and Educational Equity

by Michael Boezi

Family advocacy varies widely in relation to a family’s social identity and, as educators, we need to walk into the world of family advocacy directly and deliberately. Certain types of "unproductive" advocacy can pull resources and attention away from other forms of meaningful family advocacy.

David Parker & Kadian Pow Presenting at the UKSG Conference in Glasgow (Apr 10)

by Michael Boezi

David Parker, Co-Founder of Lived Places Publishing and Kadian Pow, Birmingham City University, will be presenting on Author Identity Metadata at this year’s UKSG Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, April 8-10. 

From “My Child” to “Our Children” – Fostering Positive Family Advocacy as a Path to Educational Equity

by Eloise Cresswell

A conversation between Liz Dempsey Lee, author of Parents as Advocates: Supporting K-12 Students and their Families Across Identities and Janise Hurtig, Lived Places Publishing Collection Editor. Liz and Janise will discuss how recognizing and addressing family advocacy is critical to creating educational equity. They will also explore how conflict is a normal and expected byproduct of the family-school relationship and how demystifying and educating families around effective advocacy can build relationships and move educational communities from a focus on “my child” to a focus on “our children.”

XanEdu and Lived Places Publishing Partner to Offer 4 New Customizable Collections

by Michael Boezi

XanEdu is offering 4 new customizable collections of Lived Places Publishing books: Black Women's Experiences, Black Family Experiences, Disability Studies, and Education Studies. 

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