Presented by Penn Libraries and Penn Humanities Forum
Alex Holzman, Senior Consulting Editor at Lynne Rienner Publishers, visits the Penn Libraries to discuss the publishing process for early career faculty and graduate students in the social sciences and humanities. He will address publisher expectations, making the dissertation to academic publication transformation, how to connect and communicate with publishers, and how to promote your work. There will be plenty of time for questions. Lunch will be provided. Registration in required. Please email Margie Guy at the Penn Humanities Forum, providing your name, year if student, title, and Penn department.
Lynne Rienner Publishers is an independent scholarly press specializing in international and comparative politics, the social sciences, and the humanities. Alex Holzman manages Rienner's criminology and criminal justice list as senior consulting editor. Before joining Rienner, he was Director of the Temple University Press (2003-2014), where he acquired in political science and criminology. He has also worked in books, journals, and textbooks for Cambridge University Press, Ohio State University Press, Charles Scribners’ Sons, and Dodd, Mead. In addition, Holzman served as president of the Association of American University Presses. He currently heads Alex Publishing Solutions, a publishing consulting company, and, with Al Greco, is working on The Business of Scholarly Publishing for Oxford University Press. His white paper, "The Once and Future Publishing Library" written with Ann Okerson, won the 2016 Library Publishing Coalition award for best research work on library publishing.