BookTelevision to Broadcast Authors’ Symposium
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BookTelevision to Broadcast Authors Symposium

“Beyond the Book” Conference Brings Together Leading Journalists and Book Authors to Discuss the Business of Writing

DANVERS, Mass., January 17, 2005—On Thursday, January 27, 2005 at 2:00 p.m. EST, Canada’s BookTelevision network will broadcast “Beyond the Book,” a conference focused on the business of writing. The event brings together leading authors to discuss their approaches to reaching wider audiences and new markets in the highly dynamic publishing industry. The conference was previously videotaped before an audience at Chicago’s DePaul University.

The one-hour program features author and Chicago Sun-Times columnist Neil Steinberg; author and DePaul University Professor of Business Ethics Laura Hartman; poet, biographer and editor of literary journal ACM (Another Chicago Magazine) Barry Silesky; and John D. Moore, M.S., C.A.D.C., author and professor of Health Sciences at the American Public University System and a State of Illinois certified addictions counselor.

The “Beyond the Book” conference series is produced by Copyright Clearance Center, the world’s premier provider of copyright licensing and compliance solutions for the information content industry (

“Changes in publishing technology and shifts in content consumption by readers have led newspapers and book publishers to seek out innovative ways to reach new audiences and markets,” notes Christopher Kenneally, director of author relations at Copyright Clearance Center and moderator of the program. “Writers, too, face a host of challenges from such changes. The ‘Beyond the Book’ series explores these challenges from the perspective of authors who have found ways to successfully operate in today’s marketplace.

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