Presenter: Rachel Toor
Rachel Toor, former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses, and columnist for The Chronicle of Higher Education, will provide insight on how to get an academic book published.
This one-hour audio conference will share tips on:
Rachel Toor, Associate Professor of Creative Writing in the MFA program at Eastern Washington University, is a former acquisitions editor at Oxford and Duke University Presses. A cum laude graduate of Yale University, with an MFA from the University of Montana, she is the author of three books, Admissions Confidential: An Insider’s Account of the Elite College Selection Process, The Pig and I, and Personal Record: A Love Affair with Running, and writes a monthly column on issues in writing and publishing for The Chronicle of Higher Education. Her work has appeared in Inside Higher Ed, Glamour, Reader’s Digest, Ploughshares, The LA Times, JAMA (The Journal of the American Medical Association) Running Times, Marathon & Beyond, and Runner’s World.
Rachel presents the TAA sponsored workshop, Book-worthy: How Smart Academics Write to Get Published. Learn how you can bring this workshop to your institution.
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