Bridging Language and Scholarship Call for Proposals

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: Bridging Language and Scholarship (BLS)

Vernon Press invites original book proposals and translation proposals for previously published books (from English to Spanish or Spanish to English) for as part of our Bridging Language and Scholarship (BLS) initiative. We welcome proposals for both edited volumes and single-author books in a range of disciplines.

We accept manuscripts written in either English or Spanish, as well as bilingual edited volumes written in both English and Spanish. Specifically, the call is open to the following categories of scholarly manuscripts:

  • Original English-language manuscripts: to be considered for publication in English (subject to peer review) and subsequent to publication, translated into and published in Spanish (subject to the availability of funding or a fee-waiver for a limited number of manuscripts of exceptional quality)
  • Original Spanish-language manuscripts: to be considered for publication in Spanish (subject to peer review) and subsequent to publication, translated into and published in Spanish (subject to the availability of funding or a fee-waiver for a limited number of manuscripts of exceptional quality)
  • Previously published manuscripts in English for which the authors maintain the rights to a Spanish translation: to be considered for translation and publication in Spanish (subject to peer review and to the availability of funding or a fee-waiver for a limited number of manuscripts of exceptional quality)
  • Previously published manuscripts in Spanish for which the authors maintain the rights to an English translation: to be considered for translation and publication in English (subject to peer review and to the availability of funding or a fee-waiver for a limited number of manuscripts of exceptional quality)
  • Bi-lingual and/or translingual manuscripts written in English and Spanish: to be considered for simultaneous publication in the US and Spain. (subject to peer review).

The comprehensive scope of this call includes all of our current series, as well as any other works which are situated within the sphere of the social sciences and humanities.

For more information, or to submit a proposal, contact the editors at submissions@vernonpress.com

More info at https://vernonpress.com/proposal/54/a434c41d4b3ba5ab65c7775a3037fd9f

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