I developed top-selling books and digital tools on writing, rhetoric, and style, from traditional handbooks to two editions of the only comic-book composition text. Working with authors to help translate their vision into student-friendly texts, I had hands-on involvement in every stage of the process, from planning and drafting to editing and revising, from creating design memos and illustration plans to writing marketing copy.
As an independent contractor, I worked on nonfiction manuscripts on subjects ranging from religion and political science to real estate and food safety. For each manuscript, I evaluated and edited the content and created an editorial letter outlining possible future revisions.
I edit nonfiction content for publishers and others; create ancillary texts, video scripts, and assessments for secondary and higher education markets; and do art research and fact-checking.
After shaking up writing classrooms at more than 450 colleges and universities, Understanding Rhetoric, the comic-style guide to writing that instructors have told us gets "nothing but positive responses from students," has returned for a second edition! Combining the composition know-how of Liz Losh and Jonathan Alexander with the comic-art credibility of Kevin Cannon (Far Arden, Crater XV) a... read more
Andrea Lunsford’s comprehensive advice in The St. Martin’s Handbook, Eighth Edition, supports students as they move from informal, social writing to both effective academic writing and to writing that can change the world.Based on Andrea’s groundbreaking research on the literacy revolution, this teachable handbook shows students how to reflect on the writing skills they already have and put th... read more
EasyWriter is the little handbook with the Andrea Lunsford difference. It features Andrea’s friendly voice, her research-based Top Twenty, her recognition that writing today is increasingly digital and multimodal, and above all, her respect and appreciation for student writers’ potential to change the world. When your students need reliable, easy-to-find writing advice for college and beyond, ... read more
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Andrea A. Lunsford's latest findings show that today's students write more than ever before -- and make rhetorically appropriate choices in texts they create outside the classroom. “We're in the midst of a literacy revolution the likes of which we haven't seen since Greek civilization,” she notes. The St. Martin's Handbook, Seventh Edition is the first handbook to help students build on the sm... read more
Click here to find out more about the 2009 MLA Updates and the 2010 APA Updates. Students write every day and everywhere -- for school, for work, and for fun. And nobody else in the field of composition understands the real world of student writing better than Andrea A. Lunsford. Her trademark attention to rhetorical choice, language and style, and critical thinking and argument -- based on ye... read more
Andrea Lunsford’s research shows that students are writing more than ever — in classrooms, workplaces, and social spaces, in local communities and around the world. The Everyday Writer, Fifth Edition, is the first tabbed handbook to help the participants in this "literacy revolution" build on the smart decisions they make as social writers — and use their skills in their academic and professio... read more
This comics-style collaboration between rhetoricians Elizabeth Losh and Jonathan Alexander and illustrator team Big Time Attic presents the content of the composition course in a form designed to draw students in. Understanding Rhetoric: A Graphic Guide to Writing covers what first-year college writers need to know — the writing process, critical analysis, argument, research, revision, and pre... read more
This award-winning multi-volume series is dedicated to making literature and its creators better understood and more accessible to students and interested readers, while satisfying the standards of librarians, teachers and scholars. Dictionary of Literary Biography provides reliable information in an easily comprehensible format, while placing writers in the larger perspective of literary hist... read more
Do you really think the food supply is safe?If you have doubts--and you should--this is the easy, fun guide for helping keep danger away while enjoying a healthy new mealtime philosophy.Did you know that food poisoning can be a contributing factor in many gastrointestinal issues, autoimmune diseases, and chronic illnesses?Whether you’re eating at home, dining out, or catching meals on the road... read more
One hundred fifty haiku on New York City in just three lines each. New York City Haiku collects 150 of the best haiku inspired by the Big Apple. These succinct three-line poems express not only the personal experiences of every New Yorker (or New Yorker at heart), but also the universal truths about living and loving everything that New York has to offer as well. Written by poets of all ages a... read more
PACKAGE THIS TITLE WITH OUR 2016 MLA SUPPLEMENT, Documenting Sources in MLA Style (package ISBN-13: 9781319088651). Get the most recent updates on MLA citation in a convenient, 40-page resource based on The MLA Handbook, 8th Edition, with plenty of models. Browse our catalog or contact your representative for a full listing of updated titles and packages, or to request a custom ISBN. Andrea Lu... read more
Writer's Presence (5th, 06) by McQuade, Donald - Atwan, Robert [Paperback (2006)]
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