“Blogger” becomes “author”

“Blogger” becomes “author”

Bethany Keeley-Jonker

Photo by: Paul Efland

Bethany Keeley-Jonker (MA ’07) is author of The Book of “Unnecessary” Quotation Marks, published in July and based on her blog (http://www.unnecessaryquotes.com) that pokes fun at misused quotation marks. In August Time magazine covered the blog, which Keeley-Jonker started in 2005. In 2007 she began receiving hundreds of submissions from around the world after the Associated Press wrote about it. Keeley-Jonker is working on a Ph.D. in speech communication at UGA. She earned the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award for 2009-10 from the Department of Speech Communication.