Cross-promotion: Opportunity: Editor for Academic Book on Aliens in American Pop Culture

ABC-Clio, a reference and academic publisher based in Santa Barbara, California, seeks an editor (or co-editors) for a reference book on aliens in popular American culture (including popular literature, film, television, graphic fiction, and other media) targeted at college, public and academic high school library markets. Book length and specific content will be determined by the editor in consultation with the publisher. The deadline for submission of the manuscript is within a range of 18 to 30 months.

Requirements for the editor(s) are flexible, but editor must have significant publishing history in the fields of literary/film criticism, popular culture studies, and/or related fields. Academic affiliation is recommended but not required, and reference editing experience helpful. Editor duties include developing a TOC, soliciting contributing writers, and editing the manuscript for content. The publisher will provide administrative support and will be responsible for copy-editing and indexing.

Interested persons should send their CV to acquisitions editor James Ciment at: