Choosing the appropriate publisher for your manuscript is an important part of the publication process. Lamar university literary press book publishing book. When indiana university press suddenly offered to publish his book, mr. Indiana university press is a fullservice publisher and has been at the forefront of publishing journals since 1987. Fordham university press publishes scholarly books in the humanities and social sciences, as well as books of interest to the general public. Flannery oconnor short fiction award the university of georgia press is proud to be the. The university of arizona press is the premier publisher of academic, regional, and literary works in the state of arizona. Please refer to the series list on our website for information about submitting proposals in specific series. Note that we do not publish unsolicited original fiction or poetry, with the exception of some latin american and middle eastern literature in translation. The university of chicago press publishes academic and general interest books. The speaker in god had a body considers how the image of a higher power is presented to her, beginning with a catholic upbringing in kentucky speckled with stars and peopled with creatures, these poems employ a trinity of sequences that address a present, past, and possible futurefrom a troubled reckoning with belief to loss and promise still ahead. Submitting proposals for publication consideration. For authors submitting their final manuscripts authors guide why publish with michigan.
Although story river books, an imprint of the university of south carolina press, is currently closed to submissions, future submission periods will be announced on its website. Learn more about african american history by checking out the books featured below and our full list of african american studies titles. From 1974, university press books has stoked the blaze of well over ten thousand minds on fire, carrying new scholarship published by the great university presses in the englishspeaking world. Please note that the iowa poetry prize, the iowa short fiction award, and the john simmons short fiction award have their own submission procedures. Duke university press is a respected academic press. Thats the hope of the international university press organization aupresses, which celebrates the eighth annual university press week, november 39. Eakin established eakin press in 1979 in burnet as a tradebook publisher.
You may include a sample chapter, but please do not send a. They all have extensive experience selling both university press and trade titles in the most significant bookbuying territories in the country. Acquisitions editor sage house, 512 east state street ithaca, new york 14850. Alternative book press is a new publishing compall established in october 2012 by columbia university and cornell university graduates with the following aim in view. This page lists notable university presses, arranged by country. Oxford university press oup academic publishing homepage. The 17 most innovative university presses and the books. Lamar university literary press is one of the worlds smallest university presses. This november, pick up a university press bookor twoto learn more about the issues of the day.
The university of michigan presss academic and regional publishing programs boast all the virtues of traditional notforprofit scholarly publishing. Yale university press has used submittable since 20 to administer. Regional and scholarly publisher of books and journals. Weedeater picks up six years after the end of robert gipes first novel, trampoline, and continues the story of the people of canard county, kentucky, living through the last hurrah of the coal industry and battling with opioid abuse.
Fiction book list ohio university press swallow press. The university of north texas press was founded in 1987 and published its first book in 1989. An active member of the association of university presses and the association of american publishers, baylor university press joins with academic presses worldwide in the belief that ideas matter, that publishing is more than disseminating information, and that. The events it chronicles are frantic, but its voice is by turns taciturn and angry, filled with humor and grace.
In addition to offering scholarly and literary books, some of these publishers are also on the lookout for novels, short story collections, essay collections, poetry books, and memoirs aimed at general audiences. The press is perhaps most widely recognized as the original publisher of john kennedy tooles pulitzer prizewinning novel a confederacy of dunces. Look at the list of editors and their subject areas to see which person to contact about your project. We ask that you submit your proposal to only one editor. The mission of the university of oklahoma press is to publish scholarly books of significance to the state, region, nation, and world, both to convey the results of current research to other scholars and to offer broader presentations for the general public.
Baylor university press is the academic book publishing arm of baylor university. University presses also publish many works of fiction and poetry that would never be published by the the big 6. A university press is an academic publishing house specializing in academic monographs and scholarly journals. In addition to these notes, the staff of the university of chicago press remains at your disposal should you have questions, concerns, or special circumstances to discuss. Most are nonprofit organizations and an integral component of a large research university. Publisher database the american literary translators. Since then they have gained a reputation for publishing thoughtful books in a variety of literary genres including literary fiction. Oxford university press is the largest university press in the world, publishing in 70 languages and 190 countries.
Publishers specialize, and a publishing house with a strong list in the academic or geographic area about which you are writing will do the best job. Main street rag publishing company is an independent publisher of poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in our books and literary magazines as well as a. Seven stories press publishes uncompromising political books, fiction, and poetry. By 1984, they started printing titles of fiction, nonfiction and folklore with nearly 250 books in print. Submitting a textbook proposal to oxford university press guidelines for authors we are very pleased that you are considering writing for oxford university press. Please spend some time browsing our book section to see if your project would be a good fit.
The university of georgia press, established in 1938, is the oldest and largest book publisher in the state. The university of iowa press does not handle these submissions. Persea books is an independent book publisher based out of new york that was established in the 1970s. What follows is a brief description of what the editors in the higher education department might expect of a proposal for a new textbook and how they will consider it for publication. While bison books remain a generalinterest imprint, the press is reemphasizing its effort to recruit and publish topnotch books about the transmississippi west. It furthers the universitys objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. Ou press is a publisher of scholarly, regional, and generalinterest books that challenge readers to discover the past, contemplate the present, and shape the future. If your project seems better suited to another editors list, it will be passed along to them for consideration. To identify and publish genuine, pathbreaking works reflecting alternative viewpoints far away from the huge volumes of matter in publishing today. Most publish regional fiction the university of nebraska press has a. Publishing with a small traditional or university press. The university of south carolina press is celebrating black history month. The presss awardwinning imprint, triquarterly books, is devoted primarily to contemporary american fiction and poetry. Home ou press work continues at the university of oklahoma press.
Florida, a novel by christine schutt, was a finalist for a national book award in 2004. Though we are the newest university press in north texas following smu press and tcu press, we have quickly become a leading press with the most titles in. Since our founding, weve added quality fiction and creative non fiction to our selection, without drfiting from our mission to showcase top new texts introduced by university presses. Duke university press welcomes the submission of book proposals in the areas in which we currently publish. Ui press submit a book proposal ui press university. Georgetown university press has sales reps in the united states, all of whom make regular visits to independent and chain bookstores. You can order our books from any bookstore, online or local. The university press of mississippi upm publishes books that interpret the south and its culture to the nation and the world, scholarly books of the highest distinction, and books vital to readers in african american studies, caribbean studies, comics studies, film and media studies, folklore, history, literary studies, music, and popular culture. Lsu publishes a broad range of fiction and nonfiction titles, including, poetry, educational and academic texts, and compelling fiction and narrative nonfiction. His 27th novel, the hussar, was rejected by more than 30. Should you your topic fall within these areas, kindly complete a new book proposal form pdf and email to the appropriate acquisitions editor, along with your current curriculum vitae.
Few trade publishers in america can match the university press of kansass output of distinguished political books. University presses offer fiction writers a publishing. Associations of university presses are listed afterwards. Front list highlights include poetry collections from slam poetry founder marc kelly smith, returning nu poet ellen hagan, and guggenheim and nea grant. Some series have their own guidelines for proposals. The university of chicago press permissions guide for authors. In 2010, northwestern university press acquired the prestigious. Do you need a literary agent to submit to small presses. Or new york university press s urgency in delivering compelling books on civil liberties and constitutional issues. The leading scholarly publisher in new zealand, publishing maori studies. University press books berkeley ten thousand minds on fire. Its list emphasizes american studies, anthropology, critical race theory, cultural studies, education, gender studies, history, literary studies, media and communications, medieval studies, philosophy, political theory, religion, sociology, theology, and.
Our website has information for book buyers, authors, academic instructors, librarians, and publishers who are looking for distribution of their books. Oxford university press is a department of the university of oxford. When it might be right for you and your book by lisa romeo. Although university presses focus on scholarly works, some also publish books meant for a more general audiencepoetry, essays, memoirs. How to submit to independent and university publishers. Authors expecting to acquire a good number of images and permissions are also encouraged to read permissions. Northwestern university press is dedicated to publishing works of enduring. If your field is not among those listed, its likely that that field is no longer an active area of publication at uip. This november, pick up a university press book or twoto learn more about the issues of the day. Bob jones university press, publishes textbooks for christian schools and homeschools. In the 10 years since i signed my first book contract, the publishing. A leading publisher in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences, its mission is to advance knowledge and present preeminent authors in established fieldsas well as emerging, younger voices in new areas of inquiryto a wide global readership.
Note that we do not generally publish new fiction, childrens books, religious inspiration or revelation, festschriften, conference volumes, unrevised dissertations, or autobiographies. Harvard university press hup was established on january, 19 as a division of harvard university. The university press of kentucky accepts fiction, short story, and poetry submissions only during a designated window in the spring. Click here or on the jacket on our homepage to peruse our fall books. If you wish to present a book proposal, please write to one of our acquisitions editors, by post or email, sending a letter of introduction, curriculum vitae, table of contents, and a prospectus. Au press publishes innovative and experimental works.
The press is named after the first seven authors to publish with. New zealands oldest academic publisher, otago university press publishes a wide range of nonfiction books on new zealand and the pacific, giving special. Thank you for your interest in syracuse university press. Founded in 1950, indiana university press is a fullservice publisher committed to excellence in the dissemination of scholarly research and has worked. Like most academic presses, they publish well researched books on a wide variety of subjects.
University book publishers strive to keep great and artistic writing alive, even if it is unpopular. Although story river books, an imprint of the university of south carolina press, is currently closed to submissions, future. We specialize in literary and cultural studies, including comics, narrative theory, victorian studies, and medieval studies american studies, rhetoric and communication, gender and sexuality studies, and race and ethnic studies. Entries on this list should be publishing houses associated with one or more academic institutions and have their own article or be wellsourced in a university article. Find out how we make the highestquality academic and professional content available around the.
Seven stories press is an independent publisher that has been around for twenty years. Northwestern university presss fall 2020 catalog has been announced. In an effort to make these stories more widely available, the university of nebraska press is pleased to offer its bison books virtually. We publish original fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction with the latest in book production technology. We disseminate ideas and knowledge of lasting value that enrich understanding, inspire curiosity, and enlighten readers. We currently publish 6070 new books a year and have a long history of publishing significant scholarship, creative and literary works, and books about the state and the region for general readers. Or oxford, harvard, yale, and princeton university press s books on literary criticism. We generally do not publish books outside the areas listed with the contact information for our a cquisitions editors. Book proposal guidelines university of california press. Familiarity with our list is recommended before submitting a book proposal.616 154 1581 866 105 92 1232 668 62 1240 818 338 1419 44 456 1010 864 1374 31 1464 1102 610 618 597 1409 589 72 1312 1290 758 351 280 758 596 1282 94 669 1407 999 309 113 601 529 993 625 109