Spring 2023

Authors & Editors


The cover art for "Wanderings of a Wayward Woodcarver" by Gerry Holzman

Gerry Holzman ’54, MA ’69, is the author of Wanderings of a Wayward Woodcarver, a light-hearted and life-affirming book about Holzman’s career change from history teacher to woodcarver. The book can be purchased online at barnesandnoble.com, and classmates can contact the author directly at gerrygoodguy1@gmail.com to purchase a signed copy.

Kenneth Rabin ’74, along with UAlbany professor Sheila Curran Bernard, released the second edition of Archival Storytelling: A Filmmaker’s Guide to Finding, Using and Licensing Third Party Visuals and Music. The book is used widely in graduate film schools, law schools dealing with entertainment law, and by independent filmmakers everywhere.

Cover art for "Integration and Optimization of Unit Operations," edited by Barry Perlmutter

Barry Perlmutter ’75, published Integration and Optimization of Unit Operations. The book offers an integrated and holistic approach to the chemical process industries.

Cover art for "Me and the Boss," by Michelle Edwards and April Harrison

Michelle Edwards ’76, is the author of Me and the Boss: A Story About Mending and Love, a Random House picture book that has received starred reviews from Booklist and Kirkus. This is Edwards’s 20th book.

Joseph Bocchi, MA ’81, PhD ’85, is the author of Wild Dogs, a short story which will be published in the upcoming issue of Blueline Magazine. The literary magazine is dedicated to the spirit of the Adirondacks. http://www.bluelineadkmagazine.org/

Cover art for "The Right Thing to Do" by Jeffrey Cousins

Jeffrey Cousins ’85, published The Right Thing to Do, a sci-fi adventure in which a captured alien reveals that aliens created humans, and humans are just robots.

Cover Art for "May It Please the Campus" by Patty Salkin

Patricia Salkin ’85, published May it Please the Campus: Lawyers Leading Higher Education. Salkin is senior vice president, Academic Affairs and provost, Graduate and Professional Divisions at Touro University.

Cover art for "Prepare for Departure" by Mark Chestnut

Mark Chesnut ’86, is the author of Prepare for Departure: Notes on a single mother, a misfit son, inevitable mortality and the enduring allure of frequent flier miles (Vine Leaves Press). The non-fiction story touches on death, grief, parent/child relationships, growing up gay in the 20th century and self-acceptance.

Cover art for Phil Adamo's "The Medievalist"

Phil Adamo ’94, PhD, is the author of The Medievalist, a domestic terrorism thriller about historians taking on white supremacists who brandish medieval symbols on their signs and shields. This is Adamo’s first novel.

Cover art for "Incorporation of the Bill of Rights" by Gary Bugh

Gary Bugh, PhD ’04, is the author of Incorporation of the Bill of Rights: An Accounting of the Supreme Court’s Extension of Federal Civil Liberties to the States, published by Peter Lang. Bugh is a professor of political science at Texas A&M University.

Cover art for "Crush it from the Start: 50 Tips for New Teachers"

Casey Jakubowski ’12, CAGS ’13, PhD ’19, is the co-author of Crush It From the Start: 50 Tips for New Teachers.

Cover art for "The Digital Mind of Tomorrow" by Isabella Wang

Isabella Wang ’12 is the author of The Digital Mind of Tomorrow, a thought-provoking book that will make readers rethink their role in the digital future. Learn more: www.isabellawang.us/book.