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Demystifying Book Publishing for First-Gen Scholars
As part of the new UC Press FirstGen Program, this webinar is designed to help first-gen scholars learn about the book publishing process.
FirstGen Authors Panel
Watch to learn about their experiences with book publishing.
- Long Bui director of First Gen Faculty Initiative and associate professor of global studies, University of California, Irvine
- Anita Casavantes Bradford professor of Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine
- Ma Vang associate professor of critical race and ethnic studies, University of California, Merced
- Mohamed Abumaye assistant professor of sociology, California State University, San Marcos
Key aspects of the publishing process will be discussed. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions. Topics include:
- choosing the right publisher
- preparing a book proposal
- understanding how the peer review and Editorial Committee process works
- revising your manuscript
- working with publishers to promote your book
- Raina Polivka editor for music, film, media studies
- Archna Patel associate editor for art history
- Kate Marshall editor for anthropology, food studies, and Latin American studies
- Niels Hooper executive editor for history, American studies, Middle East studies