Join a panel of first-gen authors to learn about their publishing experiences, followed by a presentation and Q&A with UC Press editors about common publishing topics, such as choosing the right publisher; preparing a book proposal; how the peer review and Editorial Committee process works; revising your manuscript; and working with publishers to promote your book. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions. A recording will be made available after the event.
FirstGen Authors Panel
Join to learn about experiences with book publishing.
- Long Bui, director of First Gen Faculty Initiative and associate professor of global studies, University of California, Irvine
- Anita Casavantes Bradford, professor of Chicano/Latino Studies, University of California, Irvine
- Ma Vang, associate professor of critical race and ethnic studies, University of California, Merced
- Mohamed Abumaye, assistant professor of sociology, California State University, San Marcos
UC Press Editors
Key aspects of the publishing process will be discussed. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions.
- choosing the right publisher
- preparing a book proposal
- understanding how the peer review and Editorial Committee process works
- revising your manuscript
- working with publishers to promote your book
- Raina Polivka, editor for music, film, media studies
- Archna Patel, associate editor for art history
- Kate Marshall, editor for anthropology, food studies, and Latin American studies
- Niels Hooper, executive editor for history, American studies, Middle East studies