Celebrating Milestones: Lived Places Publishing releases first title

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.

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David parker
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Entrepreneurship in Places Unexplored

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. 

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Drew Harris
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Podcast Listen: Lived Places Publishing on the IPG Podcast

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,

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Rebecca
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Disability, Identity, and Language Choices: Person-first, identity-first, and beyond

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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Damian Mellifont
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Podcast Listen: Lived Places Publishing on the Newgen Pubcast

Lived Places founders David Parker and Chris McAuley were guests on this month’s episode of the Newgen Pubcast, the monthly podcast by our publishing partner Newgen Publishing UK.

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Rebecca
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Interdisciplinary Study, Teaching, and Publishing: Taking a Broad Approach

The LPP Collections are very broad categories, with a lot of overlap between them, and topics that fall between and across different disciplines. Founder and Publisher David Parker explains why.

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David parker
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Education is Everywhere: Call for Proposals for LPP’s Education Studies Collection

Dr Janise Hurtig, editor for the Education Studies collection, is seeking authors to contribute proposals. Here she explores some possible topic areas and provides ideas and inspiration for possible submissions.

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Janise Hurtig
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The Voice of Disability: Storytelling for Disability Inclusive Places

What is ableism, and what does “nothing about us without us” mean? Collection editors Dr Damian Mellifont and Dr Jennifer Smith-Merry are seeking authors to raise their own voices of disability.

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Damian Mellifont
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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 parker
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Locating Queerness in Your Lived Place and Experiences

How might queerness be understood in the context of an individual lived experience and a specific place? Collection Editor Seuta’afili Dr Patrick Thomsen reflects on his own queer identity through personal recollection of experience and place.

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Patrick Thomsen
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by Rebecca

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by David parker

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Celebrating Milestones: Lived Places Publishing releases first title

by David parker

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.

Entrepreneurship in Places Unexplored

by Drew Harris

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. 

Ebooks and Digital Distribution: What Authors Need to Know Now to Maximize Reach

by David parker

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.

Meet the Advisory Board #2: Q&A on Libraries and Academic Publishing with Dominic Broadhurst

by David parker

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.

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