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Book proposal workshop - Zoom meeting - Sign up for the workshop

Speaker: Laura Portwood-Stacer

Info about event


Thursday 2 December 2021,  at 17:00 - 20:45


Zoom meeting - Registration is required


Research Program

Would you like to publish your book with a North American or British University Press?

This workshop will cover the most urgent issues academic authors need to be prepared for when approaching university presses, including selecting target publishers, communicating with acquisitions editors, and when and how to submit a book proposal. We will also cover the key elements of the academic book proposal and tips on how to make your pitch stand out from the crowd of submissions.


17:00-18:00 How to write a scholarly book proposal
18:00-18:30 Q&A
18:30-19:15 Break
19:15-20:15 How to contact editors and publishers to get one's book published
20:15-20:45 Q&A

Laura Portwood-Stacer is a publishing consultant and developmental editor for academic authors. She is the author of The Book Proposal Book: A Guide for Scholarly Authors, available from Princeton University Press.

For those unable to attend on 2 December, a recording of the workshop will be available for 60 days. More information on this will follow soon.    

Please sign up for the workshop by following the link below:


You will receive an invitation with a link prior to the workshop, if you have registered.