Getting published is at the heart of academic life. But it’s fraught with all sorts of obstacles, and the myths surrounding just how you go from having an idea to publishing a book or article are among them. So this FIG offers faculty practical advice on how to get published as well as a forum for discussing the culture of academia – its delights and its biases, its advantages and its perils. In this FIG, participants will have a chance to:

  • Design a project calendar
  • See examples of project proposals, comments from editors, and more
  • Understand bias in the world of academic publishing
  • Learn to how to use journal rejections
  • Understand promotion & tenure at KCC

For more information, or to join, please contact Elizabeth at

Facilitated by Dr. Elizabeth Dill
Professor of English, Kingsborough Community College, CUNY

This was a great FIG in so many ways. Facilitation of ideas, resources shared, and the sense of belonging. It was great to be with a group that “gets it” and with people who inspire each other to write.

FIG Survey, 2021

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