Category: Publication

About Our First Publication: Myths Shattered and Restored”

The Association for the Study of Women and Mythology (ASWM) is  delighted to announce the publication of the first of our conference and symposia Proceedings anthology, Myths Shattered and Restored.   This anthology, edited by Marion Dumont and Gayatri Devi, features essays in

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“Foremothers” Anthology Receives Award

Foremothers Receives Award from Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association We are delighted to announce this recent news about the recently released anthology, Foremothers of the Women’s Spirituality Movement: Elders and Visionaries, edited by Miriam Dexter and Vicki Noble. The book

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Illustrations Needed!

How many times have you read a scholarly work that describes a design or artifact and said, “But what does it look like?” As publishers cut costs, illustrations are disappearing from books.  As scholars we’re left with half an idea,

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Should Goddess Scholars Self-Publish?

by Patricia Monaghan The question of self-publication of goddess studies work has come up in two contexts at ASWM in the last year.  First, there were several complaints from self-published authors about the rules for the new Sarasvati book awards,

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Re-framing Rejections

Re-framing Rejections  by Denise St. Arnault, Ph.D. 2010.  All rights reserved. We all feel like rejection letters are, well, rejection.  However, there is a huge opportunity in a rejection letter if we can “get over ourselves” and really “hear” what the

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Crafting a Book Proposal

By Patricia Monaghan, Ph.D.  2011.  All rights reserved. Most publishers today require you to send them a proposal, as well as sample chapters or (in certain cases, notably fiction) the full manuscript, before they will consider a book for publication.

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Some Guidelines for Fair Use

In this age of the web, authors and artists will invariably run into copyright issues, either in terms of their own work or in terms of fair use of another’s work.  We have an obligation to make ourselves aware of

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Heart of the Sun: forthcoming Sekhmet anthology

The anthology  Heart of the Sun:  An Anthology in Exaltation of Sekhmet will be published this year by Goddess Institute Publishing.  The editors, Dr. Candace Kant and Dr. Anne Key, Priestesses of the Temple of Goddess Spirituality Dedicated to Sekhmet, describe

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Review: Textbook on Women and Goddesses

Women and Goddesses in Myth and Sacred Text:  An Anthology, Tamara Agha-Jaffar, editor.  New York:  Pearson Longman, 2005. Reviewed by Johanna H. Stuckey, Ph.D., York University, Toronto, Canada When I was teaching Goddess courses in the 1970s to 1990s, I

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