Contributing editor: Printing News, 1982 to 2004. This weekly newspaper serves the graphic arts industry's largest market. BR contrbuted new reporting, editorial columns, book reviews, and printing history features. Among his latest articles were two definitive statistical studies on the decline of printing establishments in Manhattan.
Catalogs and promotion materials for the Executive Certification Program (ECP) of National Association of Printers and Lithographers, 1985-1986. Extensive consulting with program director and graduate school faculty including editing of trade press articles prepared by marketing professors. BR helped create a curriculum on marketing that was taught at more than half a dozen universities in the 1980s and 1990s.
Editor and principal writer for PrintCatalog, the first detailed catalog of the publications of Printing Industries of America. Project involved reviewing and selecting from among some 600 published items. Issued 1985. At the time this project was undertaken, this national business group and its affiliated special interest groups had no publications catalog at all.
Editor, PrintEd Letters, a member service newsletter of Printing Industries of America, 1985-1986.
Contributing editor, Productivity Plus: The Practical Newsletter for Graphic Arts Waste & Spoilage Measurement & Control. 1983-1984. Printing Industries of America.
Editor, Managing Print Sales, A monthly newsletter for printers, by Printing Industries of America, 1983 to 1990 (publication merged with Successful Print Sales ).
Editor, Successful Print Sales, A monthly newsletter for printers by Printing Industries of America, 1983 to 1992.
Editor, Practical Marketing for Printers, a monthly newsletter for printers by Printing Industries of America, from September 1983 to the end of 1992.
Editor, Vectors: New Technology for Printing and Publishing Executives. Published from 1982 to 1985 by Printing Industries of America.
Editor, “Things from Afield,” a twice monthly column in Printing News , October 1989 to 1992.
Editor, “Ideas for Action” pages of Quarterly Business Indicator Report , National Association of Printers and Lithographers, 1986-87.
Editor, New Equipment, Products and Technology Newsletter , National Association of Printers and Lithographers, 1974-75.
Editor, In Command.
A series of 48, 4-page training newsletters for word processing operators, co-authored with Jane Madson. The Economics Press. 1984 to 1989.
First up is the huge 208-page new collection of Brett Rutherford's The Gods As They Are, On Their Planets. This is available as a free PDF on this site, or can be ordered from Our NEW ON-LINE BOOKSTORE. The Providence-based poet has included in this book all the poems he has written and revised since his last big collection, Poems from Providence. CLICK HERE TO READ THE PDF
The second new book is the expanded third edition of Brett Rutherford's landmark poetry collection, Whippoorwill Road: The Supernatural Poetry. This extraordinary 272-page paperback contains all the poet's supernatural poems, including more than 72 pages of new poems since 1998. Praised by Robert Bloch and Ray Bradbury, these poems may be the best supernatural poems of the 20th century. Now you can read the entire PDF free on this site, or order the print edition from our NEW ON-LINE BOOKSTORE. To READ THE PDF, CLICK HERE.
The third new book is the expanded second edition of Brett Rutherford's biographical play, Night Gaunts: An Entertainment Based on the Life and Writings of H.P. Lovecraft. The book also includes a number of "ceremonial" poems written to be read at H.P. Lovecraft's grave in Swan Point Cemetery, Providence. The play has been performed twice at The Providence Athenaeum, again in Germany in 2006, and was recently adapted as a radio play by New England Institute of Art in Brookline, Mass. You can order the print edition from our NEW ON-LINE BOOKSTORE. To read the PDF, CLICK HERE