First Annual University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium Feb. 15

Join us for the first annual University of Illinois Press Publishing Symposium on February 15 for a day of interactive workshops, round tables, and conversations about publishing.






Topics will include:

-Building a Relationship with a University Press

-Tips for a First Book

-Trends in Journal Publication

-Debunking Myths about publishing

-Crafting a Good Proposal

Keynote Address: #PublishingWhileBlack: Reflections on “Diversity,” Antiracism, and Equity, Speaker: Jill Petty, Former Editor for South End Press, Beacon Press, and Northwestern University Press.

Learn more about the opportunity to discuss your book proposal with an experienced acquisitions editor here:

Find the full schedule here:

Registration is not required to attend the symposium, but we encourage pre-registration to help us organize our space for attendees. Box lunches will be provided only to those who pre-register by February 7, 2019.

Register here

Thanks to our co-sponsors: OVCR Office of Research Advising and Project Development, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs, IPRH, Center for Advanced Study, and the Unit for Criticism

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager