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An Interview with Bill Gholson

Bill Gholson is a professor in the English and Writing Program at Southern Oregon University, which he joined in 1994.  Dr. Gholson studied English as an undergraduate student at Eureka College. He received an MA in English and a PhD … Continue reading

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Ryan W. Bradley and Artistically Declined Press

Ryan W. Bradley is an author and book cover designer who currently works in the Southern Oregon University Bookstore as the shipping/receiving coordinator.  He spoke to the History of Publishing class on April 25, 2012, about how he creates book … Continue reading

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Writer’s Cramp: In the E-Reader Era, a Book a Year is Slacking

On May 12, 2012 Julie Bosman of the New York Times reports on the rise of technology influencing (negatively) hard copy books.  What exactly does this mean?  With electronic book sales increasing rapidly, making book-lovers’ favorite pastime more convenient, hard-copy … Continue reading

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Apple Not Likely to be a Loser in the E-Book Legal Fight

Apple is in a legal case filed against them over e-book pricing.  On April 12, 2012 Nick Wingfield of the New York Times explains why Apple is most likely not to be the loser in this battle with Amazon.  This … Continue reading

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Tim Wohlforth: Publishing and E-Books

Tim Wohlforth, fiction and nonfiction writer for more than forty years, resides in Ashland, Oregon where he spoke to Ed Battistella’s History of Publishing class April 11, 2012.  Tim’s fiction novels are mostly crime and mystery based, two out of … Continue reading

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Barry Lopez-April 20, 2012

Barry Lopez, living in rural Western Oregon, is a fiction writer focusing on issues of intimacy, ethics, and identity.  His works have been compared to Henry David Thoreau by the way Lopez connects with his surroundings and through his environmental … Continue reading

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