Tag Archives: Publishing

You’ve heard some version of the rumors by now. Amazon, online giga-retailer to us all, intends to open brick-and-mortar bookstores that may or may not expand upon the ideas found in the Seattle bookstore it opened in 2015. (That is, offering book … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Homophones vex us from the day we put away our toolbox of infant noises and attempt to engage other human beings … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and other topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, A female coworker swears by this hot new app called … Continue reading

As a plucky nonprofit, the UIP keeps an eye out for resources that allow us to marry words to striking images. The New York Public Library just added another treasure trove to pluck from, with 180,000-some public domain images now out there … Continue reading

The middle initial—dear Lord, what a hassle. A vestigial organ of our personal identities, the middle initial causes particular problems in publishing. Every author must ask: do I use it? Or do I go casual, i.e., publish a book under the name … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, You know what you need? Books about stuff people care … Continue reading

To further observe Banned Book Week, we wanted to turn on readers of the Large Blog to one of our studies on the book banning phenomenon. In Citizen Critics: Literary Public Spheres. Rosa A. Eberly takes a look at book-related controversies She … Continue reading

This week is Banned Book Week, one of those observances that never loses its relevance. For proof, turn to the list of frequently challenged books, as charted by the American Library Association. It is a gloomy reminder of fear and small-mindedness, … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting academic publishing, writing, education, and related topics. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, During a recent symposium I attended, one of the participants … Continue reading

Meet the UI Press is a recurring feature that delves into issues affecting publishing. Today, industry advice columnist The Bolshevik answers your questions. Dear Bolshevik, I have a scholarly monograph I wish to submit to an academic press, in the … Continue reading