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Publishing 101

Date: June 27, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Location: Reception at 5pm, Lecture begins at 6pm at Filson Historical Society (In-Person and Virtual Options)

This program is sponsored by the University Press of Kentucky.

Visit with the University Press of Kentucky’s staff to learn about the ins and outs of publishing. The publishing panel will showcase the entire publication process, including crafting a proposal, the critical revision stage, the importance of an author’s platform, and discussion about finding the right publisher/agent for your work.

University Press of Kentucky Director Ashley Runyon has worked in the publishing industry for more than two decades in newspapers, magazines, and scholarly and trade book publishing. A lifelong Kentuckian, she is dedicated to not only publishing forward thinking books by local authors but offering Kentucky communities access to history and literature regardless of their income level.