University Press
New Books Network · 21 minutes ·

University Press

Rebecca Colesworthy talks about the university press and how its workings should be demystified, what authors should keep in mind when they pitch their books, and what university presses do for the state of academic labor.
Rebecca Colesworthy (she/her) is senior acquisitions editor at SUNY Press. Her areas of
acquisition include literary studies, women’s and gender studies, queer studies, Latin American and Iberian studies, Latinx studies, African American studies, Indigenous studies, and education. She is the author of Returning the Gift: Modernism and the Thought of Exchange (Oxford UP, 2018) and co-editor with Peter Nicholls of How Abstract Is It? Thinking Capital Now (Routledge, 2016). She is on the editorial board of MAUSS International; has taught at New York University, University at Albany, SUNY, and Skidmore College; worked for a handful of years in the nonprofit sector; and holds a PhD in English from Cornell.
Image: © 2022 Saronik Bosu
Music used in promotional material: ‘Nerys & Leo’ by Bloom K Trio
Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
Support our show by becoming a premium member!

Comments (0)

You Must Be Logged In To Comment

Similar podcasts

University of Minnesota Press

University of Georgia Griffin Campus News

Arts & Letters

Arts & Ecology

Arts & Ideas

Press Pass

Press Record