The Second Book: What Should I Consider?

Five College Publishing Day
The Second Book: What Should I Consider?
Tuesday, May 17, 2022 | 10:30 - 11:45 am

During this panel presentation, authors and editors will offer advice about the many considerations when approaching a second book. Come join this interactive session addressing the questions you may be asking:  How should I shape my next project? What publisher should I choose? Should I consider a trade book? What about an edited volume? What are ways to promote my book? and many more. Panelists from a variety of presses and experiences will provide strategies and suggestions based on their breadth of perspectives.

Campus Hosts and Moderators: 
Pawan Dhingra, Amherst College, Associate Provost and Associate Dean, Professor of American Studies
Beth Bouloukos, Director, Amherst College Press

Panelists:    
Ana Maria Jimenez-Moreno, Literary and Cultural Studies Editor, The Ohio State University Press 
Maura Roessner, Senior Editor, University of California Press   
Jenny Tan, Editor for Medieval, Renaissance, and Early Modern Studies, University of Pennsylvania Press 
Olufemi O. Vaughan, Alfred Sargent Lee '41 and Mary Farley Ames Lee Professor of Black Studies; Chair of Black Studies, Amherst College


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