Coming Up Soon...The Fourth Annual Conference of the Book

Submitted by birdie on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 14:34

Here's the website for the conference, which will take place in Boston from October 20-22, 2006. You may attend in person, or virtually, and you are also invited to present a paper. Presenters may choose to submit written papers for consideration before or after the conference in the fully refereed International Journal of the Book (but hurry, deadline for the final round in the call for papers (a title and short abstract) is tomorrow, September 30th!). Here's the list of main speakers:
* Jason Epstein, On Demand Books; formerly Editorial Director, Random House
* Sven Birkerts, Author of 'The Gutenberg Elegies'
* John Cole, Director, Center for the Book, Library of Congress
* Sara Nelson, Editor-in-Chief, Publishers Weekly
* Jan Constantine, General Counsel, The Author's Guild
* John Morse, President, Merriam-Webster
* Helene Atwan, Director, Beacon Press
* Bob Young, Founder and CEO, Lulu.com
* Angus Phillips, Director, Oxford International Centre for Publishing Studies, Oxford Brookes University, UK
* Ed Morrow, Northside Bookstore, Vermont, and former President of the American Booksellers Association