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University of Waterloo's Writing and Communication Centre is now accepting applications to participate in a program for doctoral students: Speak like a Scholar! Speak like a Scholar is designed to help doctoral researchers develop their voices as independent scholars and give academic presentations such as dissertation defenses and conference papers with confidence.
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