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Publishing Track

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Students considering a career in literary publishing can now learn the ins and outs of the industry and gain a competitive edge by enrolling in the literary publishing track of the certificate in writing. This unique educational experience provides a substantial understanding of the editorial, design, and managerial work essential to this profession. Students who enroll in the track complete the certificate's standard core courses and a publishing-related capstone. They take a series of three publishing-specific courses to fulfill the focused electives requirement:

The publishing track is a collaboration between the Magid Center for Undergraduate Writing, the Nonfiction Writing Program, the School of Art and Art History, and the Center for the Book. As an interdisciplinary program, undergraduates pursuing any major are welcome, as are nondegree students. Note that the track is only available on campus. If you would like to learn more, send us an email at magid-writing@uiowa.edu.