(A collaboration between Student Careers and Skills and The Library)
This session will focus on the ways in which publishing your research as a long form scholarly work may differ to journal publication.
Who should attend?
University of Warwick Research Active Staff (staff on Research-focussed, Teaching-focussed and Research & Teaching contracts) and PhD Students.
This session will focus on the ways in which publishing your work as a long form scholarly work may differ to journal publication. We will look at the book publishing process and what a book proposal form looks like as well as how to approach editors with your work in the first place. The session also touches on literary agents and how they may be useful to you.
By the end of the workshop you will have:
- Considered a range of different types of scholarly books that might be options for publication. Including, monographs, trade press, textbooks, edited collections and more.
- Seen examples of book proposal forms and considered what one might contain.
- Been introduced to the idea of a literary agent and discussed where one might to useful to you.
Julie Robinson, Scholarly Communications Manager, The Library
Further workshops in the Planning your Publication Strategy Series 2018/9:
Tuesday 5 March 2019, 14.00 - 15.30, Wolfson 1 & 2, The Research Exchange, Floor 3, The Library
Social and Informal Publishing
Monday 8 April 2019, 13.00 - 14.30. Wolfson 1 & 2, The Research Exchange, Floor 3, The Library
Thursday 14 February 2019
13.30 - 15.00
Wolfson 2, The Research Exchange, Floor 3, The Library