Black Women’s History—Submission Guidelines

For consideration for the Black Women’s History series, please submit the following proposal materials to Dawn Durante via email:

  • cover letter with key details about the project and your interest in the series.
  • The UNC Press Author and Manuscript Information Form.
  • proposal that provides a detailed description of the project, its intervention in the field, its shared commitments with the Black Women’s History series, an analysis of the competing or complementary books, the intended audience for the book, and details like the project’s length, completion timeline, and art program. The proposal should include an annotated table of contents that outlines each chapter and provides a paragraph-length description of the contents of each chapter.
  • CV or resume.
  • Two polished sample chapters.

Email proposals to Dawn Durante at