Author Guidelines - Medieval European Series

A set of guidelines built specificially for authors/editors of texts on medieval Europe.

Preparing Corrections for Typesetter

Tips for composing lists of corrections for typesetters.

Preparing/Sending Corrections to Typesetter

Steps for preparing and sending final author/editor edits to the typesettter.

Vandalia Press: The Creative Imprint of WVU Press

Vandalia Press, the creative imprint of West Virginia University Press, publishes literary short fiction, fiction, and creative nonfiction by both new and established writers. Historically, Vandalia Press has published literary fiction with a focus on Appalachian culture, and although this continues to be an important part of its mission, its scope now expands beyond this region as it seeks to publish original voices from across the globe.

Track Changes (in Microsoft Word)

We use the Track Changes function to markup electronic texts and ask our editors to do the same. Here are some tips for using and customizing Track Changes.

Medieval Text Checklist

A checklist for editors working on one of WVU Press's medieval-focused texts that includes special considerations editors should keep in mind while working on these texts.

Preparing a Book Proposal

Initially, we prefer to receive a book prospectus rather than a full manuscript. Please remember that we do not accept unsolicited submissions via e-mail.

Editorial Resources

A list of useful resources for copyeditors and proofreaders.

Copyediting & Proofreading Tips

A set of tips for copyeditors and proofreaders prepared by our in-house editorial staff.

Author Queries

Advice on how to compose effective author queries when editing a text.