Department of English

TILTS Preservers Panel

Thu, October 25, 2012 | Prothro Theater, HRC

7:00 PM

Thursday, October 25th: Prothro Theater, Ransom Center at 7 pm; open to the public (reception to follow)

The first public panel presentation brings together Nicolas Barker, editor of The Book Collector, Kathleen Rooney, poet, writer, and founding editor of Rose Metal Press, and Michael Witmore, director of the Folger Shakespeare Library, to discuss the ways books are preserved by such radically diverse forces as private collectors, changing technologies, The Oprah Book Club, and major libraries. Preservers panel will be moderated by Elizabeth McCracken, James A. Michener Chair in Creative Writing at the University of Texas at Austin.

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