So, who’s your publisher?

Linda Manning
Linda Manning

The NIU Department of English and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences External Programming office will host a “Publishing with an Academic Press” workshop.

Linda Manning, director of the NIU Press, will lead the workshop from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, March 14, in Room 297 of Founders Memorial Library.

“Publishing with an Academic Press” will address such topics as:

  • writing an effective cover letter and proposal;
  • understanding the review process and board approval;
  • negotiating an effective contract;
  • preparing for publication; and
  • working with your publisher’s marketing manager to promote your book.

Participants will have opportunities to study successful examples as well as to engage in hands-on/interactive activities. Ample time will be allowed for questions and discussion. Attendees will also receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop.

Registration is available online.

For more information, call (815) 753-5200 or email

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