Quality Academic Publishing Still Strong at Gorgias Press Despite Recession
- Press Release
Quality Academic Publishing Still Strong at Gorgias Press Despite
Piscataway, NJ-June 1, 2009. Gorgias Press LLC, an academic publisher in
the humanities, establishes a program for assisting scholars to publish
their academic manuscripts during the recession.
Scholars continue to write books, but due to the economic downturn, some
academic publishers are reducing the number of books they plan to
publish or asking authors for financial support so as to make viable the
production of their books. Gorgias, however, has actually increased its
production of academic books. In fact, during the first six months of
2009, Gorgias has already put out more than 100 titles. It has been able
to do this because its business model was first created in 2001, the
year of-and as a result of-the dot com crash. "Gorgias was established
during the 2001 recession," says George Kiraz, President of Gorgias
Press. "The business model we built was designed to withstand a falling
Scholars whose books were initially accepted by reputable presses, but
have been turned down because of the economy, or who have been asked now
to subsidize the publication, can turn to Gorgias. Publishing with
Gorgias is a straightforward process. The author submits a book with
proof that the book was initially accepted at another reputable academic
publisher. Gorgias will still go through its editorial review processes
to ensure quality but will guarantee results within three months.
Submissions are sent via email to submissions@.... Gorgias
publishes monographs, text-books, reference works, series, and journals.
A full catalog of publications is available at www.gorgiaspress.com.
George A. Kiraz, M.St. (Oxon), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab)
180 Centennial Ave., Suite 3
Piscataway, NJ 08854
Tel. +1 732-885-8900
Fax +1 732-885-8908
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