AABS Book Publication Subvention
The AABS announces Book Publication Subvention of up to $5,000 for individually authored books, edited volumes, and multiple-authored books in English that make a substantial scholarly contribution to Baltic Studies. The applications must be submitted by publishers, not authors. Priority will be given to single author’s first monographs.
Award: up to $5,000
Deadline: November 15, 2020
- Authors must be regular or student members of AABS for the year of the application submission as well as the immediately preceding year, at minimum.
- Subventions will be awarded for individually authored books, edited volumes, and multiple-authored books. Fiction books are not eligible. Priority will be given to an author’s first book, but others will be considered.
- Manuscripts must be in English and, in the view of the selection committee, make a substantial scholarly contribution to Baltic Studies. English translations of books published first in another language may be considered on a case-by-case basis.
- The Press must agree to acknowledge subvention support from AABS in the front matter of the book.
- Within two months of the book’s publication, the press must agree to provide an itemized report on how subvention funds were used.
- A press may submit no more than 2 applications per cycle.
- In order to submit an application, fill in and submit the online application form.
- Applications must be submitted by publishers, not authors. Manuscripts should be contracted and peer reviewed at minimum, preferably ready for the production stage.
- The application must include a proposal (single Word document or PDF file), which should consist of the following parts:
- Description of a book, including its significance in advancing Baltic Studies (maximum 500 words);
- One sample chapter of the manuscript and the table of contents;
- Copies of two book reviews. The publisher must confirm that the reviewers are scholars not affiliated with the author or otherwise have a conflict of interest
- Author’s curriculum vitae.
All questions should be addressed to Vice President of Publications, Dr. Ausra Park, and sent electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Decisions of the selection committee are final and will be announced 6-8 weeks after the deadline. Funds should be used within two years.
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