R154. Finding Your Home at a University Press: What Literary Authors Need to Know
Thursday, March 5, 2020
10:35 am to 11:50 am
Elise McHugh is an acquisitions editor at the University of New Mexico Press. Her acquisition subjects include poetry, fiction, and literary nonfiction. She also serves as the in-house editor for the River Teeth Literary Nonfiction Prize and the Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series.
Tiffany Midge is a citizen of the Standing Rock Sioux, a former humor columnist for Indian Country Today, and author of the memoir Bury My Heart at Chuck E. Cheese's. Midge won the Kenyon Review Earthworks Indigenous Poetry Prize for The Woman Who Married a Bear.
Adelia Humme is the publicist at the University of New Mexico Press, where she works with about twenty-five scholarly and trade titles per season. She holds an MA in publishing from Emerson College and a BA in English from Texas A&M University.
Norma E. Cantú currently serves as the Murchison Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University. An award-winning novelist and poet, her work centers on the border and social justice issues. She is cofounder of CantoMundo and a member of the Macondo Writers Workshop.
Anna Weir has worked as a publicist at the University of Nebraska Press since 2016. In addition to scholarly titles and a strange amount of baseball biographies, Anna connects writers of fiction and creative nonfiction to journalists, reviewers, and other media.