TAA offering discount conference rate to graduate students

2014conf_logo_squareTAA’s 2014 Conference on Textbook & Academic Writing in Baltimore, MD, June 20-21 is offering graduate students a discounted registration rate of $75. The discounted rate is available to TAA members and non-members and applies to both the one-day or two-day registration options.

TAA’s June conference features authoring sessions, workshops, and roundtable discussions that are designed to jumpstart your writing projects and boost your publishing success. Participants will have the opportunity to meet on-on-one with a veteran author or an authoring attorney and network with fellow authors at the evening hospitality events.

Visit the 2014 TAA Conference website to learn more about the conference program and to register at this discounted rate.

2014 TAA Conference to feature track on writing craft

2014conf_logo_squareTAA’s 2014 Conference on Textbook & Academic Writing in Baltimore, MD, June 20-21, will include a new track on “Writing Craft”. The track will feature four presentations by veteran textbook and academic writers in the form of sessions, workshops and roundtable discussions, including:

Bingo! It’s a Match! Selecting an Academic Journal for Publication, presented by Dannelle D. Stevens
Confessions of a Reluctant Author: How to Write a Book When You Don’t Like to Write, presented by Susan Robison
Yikes! My Journal Article Was Rejected? Why & What to Do About It, presented by Dannelle D. Stevens
Academic Life Vests: Learning to Manage Multiple Writing Projects, presented by Tracey S. Hodges and Katherine Landau Wright

Visit the 2014 TAA Conference website to learn more about these sessions and to register.

Bob Mankoff to keynote 2014 TAA Conference

Bob Mankoff

Bob Mankoff, nationally renowned cartoon editor for The New Yorker

Robert Mankoff, nationally renowned cartoon editor for The New Yorker, will be the keynote speaker at TAA’s 2014 Conference with a presentation entitled “Taking Humor Seriously”. Mankoff will share his engaging and informative analysis of how and why humor works for making academic subjects come to life.

Registration is now open for the conference, which will be held at the Baltimore Marriott Inner Harbor Hotel at Camden Yards June 20-21-2014.  For more program information and session descriptions visit the 2014 TAA Conference website.

2014 TAA textbook award winners announced

TAA McGuffey Longevity AwardTAA Textbook Excellence AwardTAA Most Promising New Textbook Award

The Text and Academic Authors Association has announced its 2014 textbook award winners. Fourteen awards were given in three different award categories. One textbook was awarded a 2014 William Holmes McGuffey Longevity Award (McGuffey), 11 textbooks were awarded 2014 Textbook Excellence Awards (Texty), and two textbooks were awarded 2014 Most Promising New Textbook Awards. [Read more…]

Join us for the 2014 TAA Conference on Textbook & Academic Authoring

2014 TAA ConferenceWe invite you to attend TAA’s 27th Annual Conference on Textbook & Academic Authoring at the Baltimore Inner Harbor Hotel in Camden Yards on June 20-21, 2014.

Network with the TAA authoring community, build your knowledge, and expand your publishing opportunities!

Participate in a wide variety of Textbook and Academic Authoring Sessions to help you improve your writing, negotiate better contracts, and learn new ways to become successfully published.

Network with fellow authors in the Hospitality Suite on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:00 – 6:30 pm. and meet one-on-one with a veteran author or an attorney specializing in educational publishing. [Read more…]