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Reflecting On And Shattering My White Lens: A Critical Autoethnography On My Experience As A White Editor Working With Authors Of Color, Kelsey Medlin Jul 2018

Reflecting On And Shattering My White Lens: A Critical Autoethnography On My Experience As A White Editor Working With Authors Of Color, Kelsey Medlin

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

This critical autoethnography aims to reveal how the cultural biases of a white majority industry impact the stories they select for acquisition and how they are edited. As an editor, I came to this topic from my personal desire to see if my own whiteness affects the way I view writers of color, their stories, and the audience that the companies market to. Thus, the purpose of this project is to explore the current conversations on the topic of diversity within the publishing industry and whether the conversation is making a connection between the lack of diversity in the workforce ...


Editing In America, Don W. Fruman May 2015

Editing In America, Don W. Fruman

Master of Arts in Professional Writing Capstones

A survey and discussion of modern copy editors that attempts to provide perspective on their role in the communications and publishing industry. This capstone compares past research perspectives on copy editors with new survey responses to create a modern context for professional copy editors, discussing their skills, work environment, outlook, and professional role. This research also discusses the influence of evolving technologies on the role of copy editors and their perspectives.


Shannon Ravenel Editorial Papers, 1977-1990., Beth S. Harris Jan 2015

Shannon Ravenel Editorial Papers, 1977-1990., Beth S. Harris

Finding Aids: Guides to the Collections

This is a collection of editorial papers for Best American Short Stories, published by Houghton Mifflin. The collection includes reading records, letters of notification, permissions, contracts, reviews and clippings related to BASS, manuscripts, drafts of introductions to the annual volumes, editorial correspondence to authors, Houghton Mifflin staff, and between the series editor and the guest editor.


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