Former Cambridge University Press acquisitions and desk editor and Flatpage team member Maartje has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly in book proposals. In this post, she shares her tips and insights about what to think about when preparing to contact a publisher.
Writing alone in the room, without a committee’s voices rattling around in the head, I’ve found the second book has felt much more like it is for me.
In this interview, Julia Klein discusses the history of Soberscove Press, the intersection of art and publishing, and her advice for artists and academics hoping to publish more.
How can you make the best use of your limited time and energy to ensure that your book will make it past an acquisition editor’s email inbox?