112th: How to Publish with a University Press

Event date: 
11/08/2017 - 7:00pm

Join us on Wednesday, November 8th at 7pm for a panel discussion on how to publish with a university press at Book Culture on 112th, featuring three key people involved in the world of university press publishing: Eric Schwartz, Nicholas Dames, and Sharon Marcus. The panel discussion will be moderated by Jennifer Crewe.

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Topics will include the role of the university press in book publishing today, the difference between university presses and trade publishers, what writing for a university press means for one’s academic career, and everything from how to submit a proposal to what to expect during the publishing process. The theme of University Press Week 2017 is #LookItUP: Knowledge Matters; the discussion will include a particular focus on the importance of facts in the public sphere and the role that university presses play in the dissemination of information.

Eric Schwartz, Editorial Director, Columbia University Press

Nicholas Dames, Theodore Kahan Professor of Humanities in the Department of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University

Sharon Marcus, Orlando Harriman Professor of English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, and Editor in Chief, Public Books 

The panel discussion will be moderated by Jennifer Crewe, Associate Provost and Director, Columbia University Press

This event is part of University Press Week programming and is co-sponsored by Columbia University Press.

Event address: 
536 W 112th St
New York, NY 10025