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Getting your First (or Next) Academic Book Published - Some tips to help you succeed By Katie Peace, Commissioning Editor, Routledge
Considering publishing your first monograph book? Or not sure how to get your next book published with a top publisher? This talk will guide you through everything you need to know to get your first (or next) academic book published. Offering top tips to help you succeed, as well as pitfalls to avoid and additional resources to guide you whilst writing. Topics covered include:
o Some background to academic publishing o What commissioning editors are looking for o Preparing a book proposal o Identifying a suitable publisher and book series o Some hints and tips about writing o The publishing process o Q&A and book proposal discussion
About the Speaker Katie Peace is a Commissioning Editor for Linguistics, Education and Behavioural Science books at Routledge. She has been working in publishing in both Asia and Europe for over 15 years. Her career has spanned every type of publishing from magazines, textbook publishing and custom publishing as well as digital and online content. She has worked for Taylor & Francis in both journals and books publishing for seven years. Based in Taylor & Francis’s Singapore office, she is responsible for commissioning research books from Asia Pacific authors.
About Routledge, Taylor & Francis Routledge is the Humanities and Social Sciences imprint of Taylor & Francis Publishing group, one of the World’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, e-books and reference works. To find out more about our books publishing programme, visit: www.routledge.com.
The workshop will take place on Wednesday 29 November, in room WG908-9 from 2.00 - 3.30pm. No bookings necessary.
We'll be giving away a book (on writing) to the person who poses the best question on the day.