Editorial Management II: Publication and Beyond
WRITING X 452.2
Learn how publishers launch a new book and what roles the book’s editor plays in its success from that point forward.
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
What you can learn.
- Identify milestones in the publication process, including marketing and PR
- Learn how editors can help shape an author’s career
- Understand how editorial roles change among publishing houses of different sizes
- Explore the history of publishing and how the industry continues to evolve
About this course:This course focuses on the general trajectory of book publication from the launch of the book on, specifically the role of editor in the modern iterations of publishing. It covers the entire process, from a book being sold into the market to release, PR, and marketing, as well as how an editor helps build an author’s career. We also focus on how the job of an editor looks different in different types of publishing—big five, small press, University press, etc. We also cover some of the history of publishing and how it has changed recently.
Summer 2021 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens April 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Julia Callahan
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Internet access required.
No refunds after July 14, 2021
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Literary Publishing in the Twenty-First Century by Travis Kurowski, Wayne Miller & Kevin Prufer
Book: What Editors Do? by Edited by Peter Ginna
University of Chicago Press
Book: Merchants of Culture: The Publishing Business in the 21st Century by John B. Thompson