For Authors

Interested in submitting a proposal for digitalculturebooks? We welcome work that mobilizes the insights and tools of cultural history, sociology, anthropology, and related disciplines, to explore fundamental issues within the new media landscape, including inequality, identity, learning, public health, work, and sociability.

To ensure that your work receives proper attention, we ask that you submit the following electronically to Editorial Director Aaron McCollough at amccollo@umich.edu.

  • a statement addressing the following points: the purpose or rationale of your book (for projects in the social sciences, please include references to your sources and methodology); similar or competing books in the field; the audiences you envision for your book and the contributions your work offers; why you think your manuscript is suited to the University of Michigan Press’s list; the length of the manuscript and the number of illustrations incorporated; and your timetable for completion of the project (if it is already finished, please let us know that, too);
  • a table of contents;
  • an outline of your chapters (this should be no more than a paragraph or two describing the content of each chapter);
  • an introduction or detailed overview of your project; if you have no introduction, please supply a sample chapter (or other material); and
  • a curriculum vitae or resume for all authors or volume editors; for edited volumes, a list of your contributors along with their professional affiliations.