Workshop on publishing through academic press

DeKALB – The Northern Illinois University Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming office will host a Publishing with an Academic Press workshop led by Linda Manning, director of the NIU Press, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Founders Memorial Library room 297 on the DeKalb campus.

Publishing with an Academic Press will address such topics as writing an effective cover letter and proposal; understanding the review process and board approval; negotiating an effective contract; preparing for publication; and working with your press’ marketing manager to promote your book. 

Participants will be able to study successful examples as well as to engage in hands-on interactive activities. Ample time will be allowed for questions and discussion. Attendees will also receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop.

The registration form is available online at

For more information, contact the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming by phone at 815-753-5200 or email at

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