Phillip Lopate in Conversation with Martha McPhee

On Friday, October 13, 2023, author, Columbia alum, and retired School of the Arts professor, Phillip Lopate, will discuss his new book of collected essays in Columbia University’s Mathematics Hall, Room 207 at 4 PM, in conversation with Martha McPhee, author of Omega Farm: A Memoir. Lopate’s latest work, A Year and a Day: AnContinue reading “Phillip Lopate in Conversation with Martha McPhee”

Publishing for Scholars Zoom Panels at Columbia University

A three-week Zoom course for grad school students, introducing them to publishing as a way to disseminate ideas, activate an audience, and build their careers. Desired Outcomes:Attendees will walk away with a clear sense of Who Reads in America – Demographics, Market Opportunity Basic stats on the nonfiction book market in the US Books asContinue reading “Publishing for Scholars Zoom Panels at Columbia University”

Beyond the Thesis: Nonfiction Publishing for Scholars

Co-sponsored by Columbia’s Office of University Life Thursday, October 7,  2021 | 6:00-7:15 p.m. ET Note: This event was recorded and is available on Columbia’s University Life YouTube channel. What: Panel of publishing insiders (agents and editors) talk about the formal requirements for getting a book deal with a major trade publisher. Includes a discussion of what makesContinue reading “Beyond the Thesis: Nonfiction Publishing for Scholars”