The arrival of summer means that our second-year students, including managers, are graduating and moving on from the program, while our new incoming managers are wrapping up their training and preparing to take over their departments for the summer term of classes. It will be interesting to see how these different experiences, learning environments, and mentalities will influence the press in the future.
My much-younger classmates at Ooligan are in a very different phase of life. They are exactly where I was thirty-five years ago: they are trying to figure out what they want to do with their lives and how they want to start their careers. Ooligan gives these students a hands-on, immersive experience in the publishing process.
So now you really can download the app, get a library card and borrow dozens of ebooks all without ever leaving your home.
English is hard. According to the Oxford Royale Academy, it’s one of the top five most difficult languages in the world today. So why do we, as writers and especially as editors, accept making our jobs that much more difficult by using so many different style guides?
On February 12, We Belong in History: Writing with William Staffordwas honored with a reading at Broadway Books. Every seat in the house was full and, after a brief introduction by Michael Berliner, Kim Stafford entertained all in attendance with a story about his father’s attempt at writing an autobiography. It seems that Stafford discovered, […]
Portland’s typical gloomy weather did little to stop Ooligan Press’s lively launch party at In Other Words Feminist Community Center for its latest title, We Belong in History: Writing with William Stafford. An in-house passion project, We Belong in History combines a selection of Stafford’s best work with submissions from Oregon’s finest student writers,