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author

The writer of an article, chapter, or other complete written work.
Many articles, proceedings, or books have multiple authors; the names of the authors following the first author are known as co-authors. Corporations, government agencies, and associations may also be listed as authors of a work.

author

Journalism A person involved in writing a manuscript

au·thor

(aw'thŏr)
medical transcription Person who orally creates a report to be transcribed.
Synonym(s): dictator, originator.
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Among the faculty for this week's program are Bobbie Louise Hawkins, Naropa core faculty and author of 14 books of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and performance monologues and recipient of a Fellowship in Literature award from the National Endowment for the Arts; Joanne Kyger, a native California poet, often associated with the Beat writers and the San Francisco Renaissance who has authored more than 20 books of poetry; and Wang Ping, author of "American Visa," "The Magic Whip," "Aching for Beauty: Footbinding in China" and other works.
Congratulations go to Encarta Reference Suite 99, produced, authored and released by Microsoft (best consumer DVD-ROM), 411 Digital North America, produced by Tom Leone, authored by CRUSH Digital Video and released by LA 411 Publishing (best corporate DVD Video or ROM), Tender Loving Care, produced by Aftermath Media, authored by DVant Digital and released by DVD International (best technical achievement), and From Earth to the Moon -- disc no.
ActiveCGM Publisher is a suite of tools that gives you the ability to add value to your existing and newly authored technical content with hotspot hyperlinks, animation and many other capabilities.
In the process, we expect to change the way technical graphics are authored and published.