THOUGHT CATALOG SEEKS EBOOK PROPOSALS -- DEADLINE MAY 17TH 2013

full name / name of organization: 
Thought Catalog
contact email: 
madison.moore@aya.yale.edu

Thought Catalog, a New York City-based media brand, welcomes
abstracts from seasoned scholars and graduate students for our Digital Books Division. Topics should represent cutting-edge interdisciplinary scholarship that engages popular culture and history, media and representation, music and identity, or politics and culture. These abstracts will be reviewed by our Digital Books team and accepted proposals may be turned into eBooks for a general audience.

All NON-FICTION proposals will be considered; however we are particularly interested in interdisciplinary, focused cultural commentary in the following realms:

-Celebrity Culture
-Popular Music
-American Culture
-Current Events
-Specific albums from any artist (e.g. Purple Rain by Prince; James Blake by James Blake, etc.)
-Global Contemporary Art
-Architecture and Culture
-Indie and Popular Film
-Grindr/Sexual Tourism
-Online Dating
-Globalization
-Gentrification and Cities
-Fashion and Culture
-Protests and Social Upheaval -- Then and Now
-The Science of Creativity and Other Strange Facts
-Subcultures and Style
-The State of Higher Education
-Technology and Culture
-Dance Music
-Global Nightlife
-Specific TV shows (Girls, American Idol, 30 Rock, Arrested Development, RuPaul’s Drag Race, Oliver Stone’s Untold History of the United States, Scandal, etc.)

Fun, smart, and creative: Thought Catalog’s platform extends across the web, mobile, and eBooks. Our website, thoughtcatalog.com, has over 5 million monthly readers and over 500,000 social media followers and fans. Thought Catalog eBooks are routinely some of the best selling on the Internet.

Thought Catalog eBook titles carry a 5,000 word minimum and a 30,000 word maximum and must be written for a general but educated audience. Accepted titles will be sold by Amazon, Apple, Google Play, Kobo, and Barnes and Noble.

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Please submit a brief biography, title and a 500-word abstract outlining your book and its audience to: manuscripts@thoughtcatalog.com.

Please include your FULL name and “academic” in the subject heading.

ABSTRACTS ARE DUE FRIDAY MAY 17TH, 2013.

cfp categories: 
african-american
american
classical_studies
cultural_studies_and_historical_approaches
eighteenth_century
ethnicity_and_national_identity
film_and_television
gender_studies_and_sexuality
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
journals_and_collections_of_essays
modernist studies
popular_culture
postcolonial
religion
renaissance
rhetoric_and_composition
romantic
science_and_culture
theatre
travel_writing
twentieth_century_and_beyond
victorian