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Texas Tech University Press Submission Guidelines

Submission Address

2903 4th Street, Suite 201
Lubbock TX 79415-3205

Phone: (806) 742-2983

Submitting Your Work to Texas Tech University Press

Before submitting to Texas Tech University Press

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From the Texas Tech University Press guidelines:

To submit a book proposal to us, you should send a two- to four-page typed outline or annotated contents indicating the nature and scope of each chapter and any significant appendices. Your proposal should also include an introduction, a minimum of two sample chapters, and a cover letter with the following:

•Your working title
•Anticipated manuscript length and number and kind of graphic materials, if any
•Your description of and estimate of the size of the audience toward which you are directing the book
•A comparison of your book to others published on the subject, explaining why you think your treatment of the subject is unique
•A brief autobiographical summary or CV telling us why you are qualified to write this book, and the nature and scope of your research

Please mail your materials directed to the attention of the appropriate acquiring editor.

Submission Guidelines Details for Texas Tech University Press

Market Type: Book

Contact: Judith Keeling, Editor-in-Chief (Texas, the American West, the Great Plains, American history, American Indian studies, sport, law, costume/textile history, environmental studies, and fiction); Robert Mandel, Director (Latin American and Latino fiction, European history, Vietnam and Southeast Asia); Joanna Conrad, Editor (natural history, natural science, technical communication and rhetoric)

Email: judith.keeling@ttu.edu; robert.mandel@ttu.edu; joanna.conrad@ttu.edu

Accepts: art, biography, communication, environment, history, law, literary criticism, literature, memoir, nature, photography, poetry, regional, science, sports, translation

Web Address: www.ttupress.org

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