Monday, September 28, 2015

Call for Chapters: Library Outreach to Writers and Poets: Case Studies of Cooperation

Library Outreach to Writers and Poets: Case Studies of Cooperation
Book Publisher: McFarland

Carol Smallwood: Library's Role in Supporting Financial Literacy for Patrons (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016); Divining the Prime Meridian(WordTech Editions, 2015)

Vera Gubnitskaia: How to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Education in Libraries. (Rowman & Littlefield, 2014);Continuing Education for Librarians (McFarland, 2013)

One or two chapters sought from U.S. writers, poets, academic, public, school, special librarians, LIS and Creative Writing faculty, sharing practical know-how about outreach, workshops, literary festivals, readings, librarian/author/poet visits to schools and other groups, spotlights-on-authors, book talks/clubs. Interview format chapters by librarians/writers/poets welcomed.

No previously published, simultaneously submitted material. One, two, or three authors per chapter/interview; each by the same author(s). Compensation: one complimentary copy per 3,000-4,000 word chapter/interview accepted no matter how many co-authors, or if one or two chapters: author discount on more copies.

Please e-mail titles of proposed chapters, each described in a few sentences by November 18, 2015, brief bio on each author; place WRI, Last Name on subject line: