If we don’t have anything in our slush pile to share with the press, then our team misses out on the chance to review a raw manuscript. So what has the acquisitions process looked like for Ooligan during the pandemic?
Sheila E. Gilbert is just one example of how successful editors do things in the world of publishing. It is a treat to get into the mind of an award-winning editor, since most editors are very private and it’s difficult to find information on them. But they are the wizards who bring the best books to the market.
One of the biggest challenges we face at Ooligan Press is sorting through the hundreds of queries, book proposals, and manuscripts that we receive each term. While the overwhelming majority of what we receive through our online submission manager makes for intriguing reading, 95 percent of what we receive is not in keeping with our […]
by Mary Breaden In 1976, the same year that Seal Press was founded as an independent publisher of books “by women, for women,” the first class of women was inducted into the United States Naval Academy, Barbara Walters was named the first woman co-anchor of the nightly news, and a record number of women authors […]