Book Proposal Shortcut for Busy Scholars. This online self-paced program was created by Laura Portwood-Stacer, founder of Manuscript Works and author of The Book Proposal Book: A Guide for Scholarly Authors, (Princeton University Press, 2021). If you are interested in participating in this workshop, please complete this Google form.
How to Publish Your First Book: Elizabeth Ault, Editor, Duke University Press; Eric Crahan, Editorial Director for the Humanities and Social Sciences, Princeton University Press; Karen Darling, Executive Editor, University of Chicago Press. Sponsored by the Levan Institute for the Humanities at the University of Southern California, January 22, 2021
From Dissertation to First Book: A Practical and Conceptual Guide, Ken Wissoker, Senior Executive Editor of Duke University Press and Director of the Intellectual Publics program at the Graduate Center. Sponsored by the CUNY Graduate Center, January 19, 2021.
Webinar: Demystifying Book Publishing for First-Gen Scholars: Kim Robinson (Moderator), University of California Press Editorial Director; Raina Polivka, Music, Film, Media Studies; Archna Patel, Art History; Kate Marshall, Anthropology, Food Studies; Niels Hooper, History, American Studies, Middle East Studies. Sponsored by University of California Press and UC Collaborative of Humanities Centers and Institutes, January 21, 2022.
University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium, including panels on Beyond the Monograph and New Directions in Marketing Academic Work. Sponsored by the University of Illinois, November 9, 2021.
Making the Switch from Academic to Trade Publishing. Sponsored by the Authors Guild Foundation, National Endowment for the Arts, and Penguin Random House as part of the Business Bootcamps for Writers series, February 7, 2022.