This is a guide to thinking about the transition to working in academic publishing for academics, designed especially for graduate students and recent postdocs looking to move out of the tenure-track-or-bust rat race.
In fall 2014 I applied to well over a dozen PhD programs. I was struck by the difficulty of genres like the statement of purpose, about which there existed almost no resources. My mentors in my master's program were incredible helpful, and I wanted to share the advice they gave me as well as the … Continue reading Graduate School and Other Crucibles: A Podcast Interview
NOTE: I am no longer able to review applicants' statements of purpose. Notes on the What and Why Applying to graduate school is one of the toughest decisions you will make; but you don't need me to remind you that, because if you're here for advice then you've already heard that line from every "how … Continue reading PhD Applications and the Dreaded Statement of Purpose