Miami Book Fair International
12:50 pm
Sun November 18, 2012

Book Fair One-Liners: Cool Nickname, Thanks Autocorrect

Author Siobhan Vivian with her former professor, Camille Paglia.
Author Siobhan Vivian with her former professor, Camille Paglia.
Credit Siobhan Vivian

Ed Irvin reminds us why we can't always trust technology to have our backs:

"Siobhan Vivian, co-author of Burn for Burn, comparing stories of name butcherings, says her college writing professor took to calling her Soybean because that's what Microsoft Word auto-corrected her name to." 

Ed Irvin is a contributor to the Florida Book Review.