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Storytelling in Science and the Path to the Popular Press
December 6, 2018 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Location: O'Donohue Family Stanford Educational Farm, 175 Electioneer Rd, Stanford, CA 94305 - Map Link
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Want to write a non-fiction book for a popular audience? Interested in reaching beyond the academic community and sharing a story from your years of research? Publishing with apopular press is a challenging process and one distinctly different from the path to creating an academic book. Join author and Stanford Ph.D. graduate Lauren E. Oakes for a workshop on navigating the popular book-writing process for scholars, from idea to execution to publication and marketing. For the highly motivated faculty member, Ph.D. student, or postdoc with a book idea in mind.
Instructed by Lauren E. Oakes (www.leoakes.com) author of In Search of the Canary Tree (Basic Books 2018), based onher Ph.D. research in the Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources at Stanford. Her writing has been published in the New York Times, the San Francisco Chronicle and elsewhere, and she has taught numerous workshops and courses in science communication.