ExpiredPAST PRESENT: Tips for Good Writing About History

Michael Jordan will discuss finding and using historical sources, the importance of images and graphic design in history books, his experiences finding and negotiating with publishers, and how to avoid a few common pitfalls when writing about history.

Michael Jordan is the author of Hidden History of Civil War Savannah (History Press-2017), Savannah Square by Square (Spanish Moss Publishing/Historic Savannah Foundation- 2015), and Davenport House Museum: Where Savannah’s Preservation Began(Historic Savannah Foundation- 2019). He also authored a chapter of the recently-published archaeological report on the recovery of a Civil War shipwreck in the Savannah River.

Currently, Michael is employed full-time as the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Blount Mansion National Historic Landmark, a circa-1792 house museum in downtown Knoxville. You may learn more about Michael and his work at www.michaelljordan.com.

  • Michael Jordan
    February 4, 2021 - February 5, 2021
    7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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KWG Zoom Meeting Room

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