How academic authors can help themselves and the cause of author's rights by retaining their copyright, and demanding a royalty for the use of their work. The days of truly not-for-profit educational publishing are over, so why are you gifting your work to the academy?
Plus, a quick trip to Halifax and the intro to this year's Margaret Laurence Memorial Lecture. Here's that lecture for you enjoyment: Writerstrust – Author-olive-senior-on-the-writing-life-margaret-laurence-lecture-2019
And here is Dr. Aileen Fyfe's blog post about academic publishing: blogs.lse.ac.uk/impactofsocialsci…ut-open-research/
I want to thank my son, Fred Degen, for his help in editing and preparing this episode.