Book publishing seminar offered by UBC Press and Cornell University PressExport this event to calendar

Friday, November 3, 2017 — 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

Emily Andrew, senior editor at Cornell University Press, and Randy Schmidt, senior editor at University of British Columbia Press, will provide an opportunity to learn about the process of publishing with a university press, in Canada and the US. Topics of discussion include:

  • what distinguishes university presses from other publishers
  • how to locate the appropriate publisher for your work
  • how to prepare an attractive prospectus
  • how to turn your thesis into a book
  • the peer review process
  • sources of funding for scholarly monographs
  • what to expect of your publisher and what your publisher will expect of you

A question and answer period will follow.

If you are unable to attend but would like to set up a separate meeting to discuss a specific book proposal, please email Randy Schmidt (schmidt@ubcpress.ca) or Emily Andrew (ea424@cornell.edu).

Location 
AL - Arts Lecture Hall
Room 124
200 University Avenue West

Waterloo, ON N2L 3G1
Canada

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