UPEI Internal Publication Awards: Fall 2018 Call for Applications

The Vice-President Academic and Research will make available up to two awards per year to support the publication of manuscripts, written or edited by UPEI faculty, by Island Studies Press. The awards of $7,500 each will be disbursed to Island Studies Press to cover publication costs (including editing, photo and other permissions, design, printing, marketing, and other costs associated with publishing a book). Authors will be offered ISP's standard publication contract, which ensures authorial copyright and includes a royalty structure. Authors will also see their manuscript reviewed through a peer-review process.
 
ELIGIBILITY: Manuscripts that are written and/or edited by UPEI faculty (including contract and sessional faculty) are eligible. These may be single-authored results of academic research projects; textbooks; edited proceedings of a conference; or works of fiction, creative non-fiction, poetry, or drama that pertain to the author(s)' discipline. 
 
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Monday, October 29, 2018, to Research Services, Kelley Building Room 200 or electronically to researchservices@upei.ca
 
Refer to the complete terms of reference and application process
 
Previous recipients of the UPEI Internal Publication Awards are Malcolm Murray, Department of Philosophy, for his book The Philosopher and Colleen MacQuarrie, Department of Psychology for her co-edited book Crossing Troubled Waters: Abortion in Ireland, Northern Ireland, and Prince Edward Island.
 
For more information on the Internal Publication Awards program, contact Dr. Jim Randall at jarandall@upei.ca or 902-620-5013. 

 

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