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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Recommended Courses

Recommended Experienes

Career Opportunities

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 110C Andrews Hall (402) 472-1812 Website
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Michael Page

Lecturer, Department Course Scheduler and Laurus Faculty Advisor 202 Andrews Hall (402) 472-1814
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Beverley Rilett

Lecturer and Research Assistant Professor 320 Andrews Hall
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Amanda Gailey

Associate Professor (402) 472-1835
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Timothy Schaffert

Susan J. Rosowski Associate Professor and Director of Creative Writing 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.