Writing & Scholarship Series – March 3, 2017

Writing effective book reviews for publication
Ryuko Kubota

Writing a book review is a great way to start building your publication record. Yet, publishing a book review involves a specific procedure and textual expectations different from journal articles. This workshop will offer an overview of this specific genre and practical recommendations for successful writing of book reviews. It will address such issues as choosing a book to review, selecting a journal, contacting a journal editor, and paying attention to genre expectations.