Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Fran Yardley's book, Finding True North, has been chosen as a finalist for the 2018 Foreword INDIES Book of the Year Award in the Regional Category. Winners will be announced in June. Founded in 1998, Foreword Magazine, Inc. is the only media company completely devoted to independent publishing. It exclusively covers university and independent (non “Big … Continue reading Fran Yardley’s “Finding True North” finalist for Foreword INDIES Book of the Year

Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages

July 23-August 27 Led by Ashley Patrick and Alane Mason, editors at W. W. Norton & Company About the workshop. Submitting your manuscript to a publisher is an art that few know how to do well. This workshop is here to help! Our two editors (bios here) will get your query letter and first pages … Continue reading Epic Editing: Crafting Query Letters & First Pages

Call for submissions to UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize

The University of New Orleans Press is excited to announce that our fourth annual UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize is now open. We love to champion new writers. The first winner of the Lab Prize, Margo Littell, published her debut novel with us, Each Vagabond By Name. Melanie McCabe’s first book of nonfiction, her memoir His Other … Continue reading Call for submissions to UNO Press Publishing Lab Prize