The Evolution of a Book, Part 4: Funding Your Research

(The first three posts in this series are available at the following links: Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3.) One of the most important parts of completing a book is finding research funding. For historians, there are a number of sources of funding. Unfortunately, I wasn't very successful in obtaining research funding for the Jackson biography. Part …

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The Current and Future State of Publishing in Southern History

The morning session that I attended was on the current state and future of publishing southern history. Stephen Wrinn of the University Press of Kentucky filled in for the absent chair, Lawrence Malley. Chuck Grench (UNC Press), Susan Ferber (Oxford Univ. Press), Joyce Seltzer (Harvard Univ. Press), and my own editor, Rand Dotson (LSU Press), …

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