Academic Publishing Workshop: from proposal writing, publishing to promotion

Friday, 24 February 2017

Publishing Ireland (CLE), in association with the UCD Humanities Institute, presents

Academic Publishing Workshop
From proposal writing, publishing to promotion
Royal Irish Academy
Friday, 24th February 9am to 2.30pm

€5 unwaged, €10 waged attendance fee
(email Stephanie Lawless E: stephanie@publishingireland.com to reserve a place, book early as spaces are limited. ALL WELCOME)

Timothy Wright
Editorial Director, Edinburgh University Press

Ms Noelle Moran
Executive Editor, UCD Press

Professor Gerardine Meaney
Professor of Cultural Theory and former Director of the UCD Humanities Institute, UCD

Dr Philip Coleman
School of English, Trinity College Dublin

DESCRIPTION
This workshop will provide PhD students and postdoctoral researchers with practical guidance on all stages of academic publishing: picking the right publisher, to peer review, funding, to making their work accessible and visible. The panel will have representatives of both small and large academics presses in Ireland and the UK, and Irish academics from two of the leading universities who have published widely nationally and internationally. All welcome!

KEY THEMES INCLUDE:

•    Preparing a book proposal
•    Turning your PhD into a monograph
•    Finding the right fit with a publisher; The publisher/author relationship
•    Creating a relationship with publishers and editors
•    Funding your book and applying for publishing grants
•    The peer-review process, re-drafting a book, publicity and getting PR for your book, and following up with the second book!
•    Differences between a PhD thesis and a monograph
•    Choosing a publisher: academic press or commercial press or journal publishing?
•    The review process: academic review and mainstream media
•    Publishing as part of a book series
•    Negotiating a publishing contract for your monograph
•    Sole authoring or co-authoring a monograph
•    How to make your research visible?
•    academic writing in the digital age – open access, online journals, ebooks

For the full schedule please click here.