Literary Agent Malaga Baldi (from the Baldi Agency) will offer a free 2-hour Query Letter Workshop for students and faculty who are interested in publishing a book. Participants are expected to bring a copy of their cover letter to the workshop. Discover the secrets to crafting compelling query letters that grab literary agents' attention and get your manuscript noticed. Registration required.
The University of Alabama's Webmaster invites you to a reading featuring University of North Alabama Professor Jason McCall (Two-Face God, Razed by TV Sets), novelist Tasha Coryell (Love Letters To A Serial Killer), and essayist Brian Oliu (Body Drop: Notes on Fandom and Pain in Professional Wrestling). Readers will have copies of their work available for purchase and signing. This event is free and open to the public. Jason McCall is the author of the forthcoming essay collection Razed by [...]
This talk considers the intersection of bookwork with editorial practice in the literary canonization of Shakespeare and, more specifically, in efforts to claim his corpus as uniquely English. At various key moments in editorial history, innovations in page design were combined with choice of typeface and bespoke paper to generate book objects that, in and of themselves, asserted Shakespeare’s English identity.