Book Publishing Workshop 2021 with Peter Potter and Nadine Zimmerli

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Peter Potter (Director, Virginia Tech Publishing) and Nadine Zimmerli (History & Social Sciences Editor, University of Virginia Press) held a virtual book publishing workshop on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. The workshop provided an opportunity for faculty to learn more about the changing world of academic book publishing in the humanities and social sciences. Topics of discussion included:

  • How to locate the appropriate publisher for your work
  • How to prepare an attractive prospectus
  • How to turn your thesis into a book
  • The peer review process
  • Financial realities of scholarly publishing
  • Open Access and new digital horizons
  • What to expect of your publisher and what your publisher will expect of you



Publishing, Monographs, Open Access