Editing and Publishing Concentration

For Undergraduate English Majors

As an English major, you design your own concentration — a program of study based on your areas of interest, organized around a controlling theme or topic — with the help of your advisor. Below are some recommendations for students interested in this area.

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Acquisitions Editor
Managing Editor
Freelance Editor
Book Series Editor
Rights and Permissions Editor
Literary Agent

Professors to Know

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Kwame Dawes

  • Chancellor's Professor of English and Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner
  • kdawes4@unl.edu
  • (402) 472-1812
  • 110C Andrews Hall
  • Website
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Michael Page

  • Lecturer, Department Course Scheduler and Laurus Faculty Advisor
  • mpage3@unl.edu
  • (402) 472-1814
  • 202 Andrews Hall
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Beverley Rilett

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Amanda Gailey

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Timothy Schaffert

  • Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor and Director of Creative Writing
  • tschaffert2@unl.edu
  • 329 Andrews Hall

Other People to Know

Ashley Strosnider, Managing Editor, Prairie Schooner

Courtney Oschner, University of Nebraska Press

Alisa Plant, University of Nebraska Press Editor-in-Chief

Charles Braithwaite, Editor, Great Plains Quarterly Editor

Noah Ballard, Literary Agent, Curtis Brown Ltd.