See intimate glimpses into the work style of award-winning, international authors like Lee Child, Roxane Gay, Billy Collins and others
NORWALK, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2017-- “Back and forth but it's all the same; I know this palindrome,” croons Aimee Mann, providing a hint as to the singer-songwriter's take on the modern workplace.
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Singer-Songwriters Aimee Mann and Jonathan Coulton: GRAMMY winner Aimee Mann teams up with singer-songwriter Jonathan Coulton for Project: SET THE PAGE FREE for a unique song about the modern workplace. Visit SetThePageFree.com to learn more.
video, which also features writing partner Jonathan Coulton, is part
of exclusive content launched today on SetThePageFree.com.
The website highlights
SetThePageFree.com now features video documentaries, photos, book excerpts and podcasts from a new wave of project contributors, including Jonathan Ames, Billy Collins, Sloane Crosley, Mann and Coulton.
The project, produced in collaboration with the 92nd Street Y, brings together this unparalleled array of contributors who each has a unique perspective on the working world. Each contribute a chapter or in Mann's case, a song to the book that will tell the story of the modern workplace. Xerox technology, software and apps are helping the contributors collaborate throughout the project, moving freely between the physical and digital worlds.
The content featured on SetThePageFree.com is a sneak peek at both the book and the work that has gone into creating it. It gives fans of the contributors a view into their work styles, including where they like to work and technology they lean on to get creativity flowing.
For example, we see Mann and Coulton's relaxed songwriting collaboration come to life via phone conversations, text messages, and eventually, in person. Sloane Crosley, the self-dubbed “host of this literary party,” offers a look at how she pulled together contributions to the project while also sharing anecdotes from her personal experience in the modern workplace.
“The content we're sharing in advance of the book launch, slated for Oct. 27, captures how the individual creative process and the modern workplace are inextricably linked,” said Toni Clayton Hine, chief marketing officer, Xerox. “Technology has allowed the workplace to be adaptable to different work styles, and Xerox is at the heart of bringing seamless collaboration to life.”
The new content joins previously available content from Lee Child, Joshua Ferris, Roxane Gay and Gary Shteyngart. In the weeks ahead, additional content from Jonathan Safran Foer, Chip Kidd, Valeria Luiselli, Alain Mabanckou, and Joyce Carol Oates will be revealed. The book will be released internationally as a free eBook in English in late October.
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