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First look at the new
Chicago Manual of Style!

Episode 73: Russell Harper

Friday, April 5, 2024

For the next episode of That Word Chat, we're welcoming back Russell Harper for a special Friday afternoon episode in front of a live audience at ACES 2024 in San Diego.

Harper will preview the coming 18th edition of The Chicago Manual of Style in the editing community's first look at the new book. The new edition later this year will be the first since the 17th was released in 2017.


Harper has been principal reviser of the Chicago Manual of Style since the 16th edition, which was published in 2010.

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He also contributed to the 8th and 9th editions of Kate L. Turabian’s A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations. He has been working to improve documents for more than thirty-five years. Harper was last on That Word Chat in 2021 with Daniel Heuman, talking about The Chicago Manual of Style add-on to the PerfectIt editing software.

We're departing from our regular time and day — we'll be live in person at the Sheraton San Diego and on Zoom at 4 p.m. EDT (1 p.m. Pacific and 20:00 UTC) on Friday, April 5.

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