publisher of learner's guides?
Dr Christina Eira - VACL
ceira at VACLANG.ORG.AU
Mon Oct 18 22:02:08 UTC 2010
...though they can be kinda slow sometimes tooo...
Dr Christina Eira
Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages
tel: (03) 9600 3811 ceira at vaclang.org.au
fax: (03) 9600 4277 www.vaclang.org.au
295 King St
From: Rachel Nordlinger [mailto:racheln at unimelb.edu.au]
Sent: Tuesday, 19 October 2010 7:43 AM
To: Claire Bowern; r-n-l-d
Subject: Re: publisher of learner's guides?
You could try Batchelor Press - http://batchelorpress.com/. I'm not sure whether they take outside submissions, but I know that they're just about to publish Marri Ngarr, Magati Ge, Marri Tjevin and Marri Ammu learners guides.
On 18/10/10 11:25 PM, "Claire Bowern" <clairebowern at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm trying to find a publisher for the Yan-nhangu learner's guide
> (Yan-nhangu's a Yolngu language) and it's turning out of be quite
> difficult! I want to publish it somewhere local if possible, and I
> don't want to use a vanity press.
> I've tried IAD press, but they sat on the ms for 18 months and then
> said they would need a subsidy and couldn't start working on it for 2
> years. Then I tried CDU Press; they made positive noises, then did
> nothing for a year, and then decided they couldn't take the ms after
> all). Aboriginal Studies Press don't have a single language book on
> their catalogue so I assume that's a no-go.
> Does anyone have suggestions for other publishers to try?
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