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Transmit Culture: A Series of Conversations About Publishing
Author: Ooligan Press
Posted: February 1, 2013

 

Eli Horowitz the first speaker in new lecture series presented by Portland State University’s Master’s program in Publishing, and Ooligan Press.

Portland, OR—Portland State University’s Master’s program in Publishing and Ooligan Press are excited to announce a new lecture series, Transmit Culture: A Series of Conversations about Publishing. To kick off the series, Eli Horowitz, former managing editor and publisher at McSweeney’s, will be interviewed by Paul Collins. This first presentation will be held at the Artists Repertory Theatre, 1515 SW Morrison St. Portland, OR 97205, on Thursday, February 21, 2013. Doors will open at 6:30 pm for people to talk and mingle, and the lecture will begin at 7:30 pm. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided during the mingling time; beer and wine will be available for purchase. 

After working at McSweeney’s for eight years as managing editor and then publisher, Eli Horowitz now publishes and produces cutting-edge material that integrates story and technology at his digital publishing firm, Ying, Horowitz & Quinn. He has also coauthored two books, Everything You Know is Pong, and The Clock Without a Face. Paul Collins is an editor for McSweeney’s, a professor at Portland State University, and an author of seven books.

Transmit Culture is hosted by the Master’s program in Publishing at Portland State University, and Ooligan Press, a nonprofit trade press run by students of the graduate program. In addition to producing high quality books celebrating the rich literary tradition of the Pacific Northwest, Ooligan Press is committed to teaching the art and craft of publishing. In the spirit of learning, and of celebrating and engaging with the literary community in Portland, this lecture series will be open to the public and will feature professionals from all areas of the publishing industry.

Lectures are free to the public, although there is a suggested donation on a sliding scale between $5 and $10.

For more information about Portland State University’s Master’s program in Publishing and Ooligan Press, visit www.ooliganpress.pdx.edu.

For more information about this event, please contact Sarah Soards at events@ooliganpress.pdx.edu