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A Guide to Chicago Book Publishers, 6th Edition by ChicagoWriter Books

A Guide to Chicago Book Publishers, 6th Edition

by ChicagoWriter Books

216 pages
Profiles of 190+ Chicago book publishers' buying and hiring practices.

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Category: Writing:Publishing
About the Book
Chicago Book Publishers: What They Publish, Who They Hire, and How to Get Connected, 6th Edition (2009) is a compilation of information from nearly 200 Chicago-area book publishers, large and small, including names like: Chicago Review Press, Crossway Books, Harcourt Professional Publications, Charles H. Kerr, Loyola Press, McGraw-Hill Contemporary, Planners Press, Rand McNally, Skylight Professional Development, Sourcebooks, Third World Press, University of Chicago Press, and World Book. This up-to-date guide provides an overview of each organization's publications program--including topics and titles they are currently looking to buy. Subject matter of these publishers ranges from poetry and theology to business and medical reference. Many publishers are moving into audio, video, and electronic formats.

A second section provides a summary of those freelance and fulltime resources they hire, along with any special skill or experience requirements for their projects. Publishers have opportunities for writers, editors, designers, illustrators, researchers, indexers; they are seeking subject matter experts in a wide range of topics. Also includes information about internship and summer job opportunities for college students.

The third section of data on each publisher includes current contact information, email addresses and web site URLs. This edition now includes writers guidelines and submission policies, where available.

Loaded with critical information about your target market, A Guide to Chicago Book Publishers is a must-have for freelancers, aspiring authors, and everyone who wants to do business with book publishers in Chicago.

A great BookLocker value; the print edition retails for $40.

 

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About the Author
Mary Ellen Waszak is a writer and the creative force behind ChicagoWriter Books. Her company specializes in resources for writers and she believes that knowing your niche is the key to writing success.

 

 

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