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GPLL259 - Proposal to publication: What authors should know about scholarly book publishing

The peer-reviewed monograph is one of the primary ways by which in scholars in many disciplines share and disseminate their research. In this workshop, Concordia University Press's acquisitions editor will give a brief overview of scholarly book publishing in the humanities and qualitative social sciences. This session will discuss the key stages in the book publication process to help first-time authors know what to expect, as well as how to present their research as a proposal, how to prepare a manuscript for peer review, for funding applications, and for copyediting and proofreading.

Learning Objectives

After attending this workshop, participants will have:
1) Strategies for turning a doctoral dissertation into a book manuscript;
2) An understanding of how to identify a press that publishes in your area;
3) Strategies for drafting a book proposal;
4) Knowledge of the peer review process; book production processes and your role; and open access scholarly book publishing.

Leaders Information

Ryan Van Huijstee is Concordia University Press’s acquisitions editor. He was most recently managing editor at McGill-Queen’s University Press and was also an acquisitions editor at University of Toronto Press.


Section 1
October 27, 2021, 13:00 - 14:00, Wed

Disclaimer: Available spots is an estimation.
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