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Workshop on publishing through academic press

Published: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 9:41 a.m. CDT

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 www.niu.edu/clasep/specialevents/publishing.

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