|Module Title||WRITING AND PUBLICATION|
|Co-ordinator||Dr Patricia Duncker|
|Other staff||Dr Patricia Duncker|
|Course delivery||Seminar||2 hours per week|
|Assessment||Case study||Students will present a study of one particular aspect of the publishing industry. This could cover design, marketing, or be a case study of one particular press, e.g. Specialist publishing, e.g. childrens books publishing or lesbian/gay publishing. The study will be 5,000 words.|
1. Small Press Publishing
Case Study: Honno Press - A small, feminist regional press committed to publishing work in English and Welsh.
Lecturer: Gwenllian Dafydd (Editor at Honno Press).
2. Mainstream Publishing
Case Study: Gomer Press: A commercial working press in West Wales publishing academic studies, fiction, non-fiction and a
special children's imprint, Bont Books.
Lecturer: Mairwen Prys Jones
3. Preparing your Manuscript
Editing and Presentation. Approaching the Publishers. The literary agent: Who they are, what they do, why do you need one.
Lecturer: Patricia Duncker
4. Small Press Poetry Publishing
On setting up and running a small poetry press.
Lecturer: Tim Woods, who has been involved in publishing avant garde poetry as co-editor of the small press imprint
5. Magazine Publishing
Editing and Production
Lecturer: Vicky Wilson, founder of Scarlet Press; who worked for ten years as an editor of the Architectural Association's
Journal and is now an editor of 'Sight and Sound'.