Intepreting Editorese

By October 12, 2012April 11th, 2014The Chronicle of Higher Education

When I was an acquisitions editor at a university press, I went to a lot of academic conferences. I would attend papers and panels, make appointments to see people whose work I admired, and take authors and potential authors out for coffee, breakfast, lunch, dinner, and drinks. I would smile until my face hurt, and nod my head until I was dizzy.

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