New & Notable in Rhetoric & Communication Studies

Examination, Desk, and Review Copy Policies:

Examination copies are for instructors considering a book for a class. We provide digital examination copies.

Desk copies are for instructors who have assigned a book to a class of 10 students or more. We provide digital or physical desk copies.

Review copies are for editors and reviewers, and are provided on a case-by-case basis.

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Meet our acquisitions editor:

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Tara Cyphers, Managing Editor and Assistant Director
Acquires in: Rhetoric and communication studies, including for the New Directions in Rhetoric and Materiality and Intersectional Rhetorics series.

Welcome to our virtual booth! I oversee our rhet/comm list and am especially interested in projects that make important connections to pressing social, cultural, and political issues. I am interested in hearing about your project and welcome both informal email inquiries and formal proposals. View our proposal guidelines at our Prospective Authors page.

Recent Award Winners:

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Zoetropes and the Politics of Humanhood book cover

Zoetropes and the Politics of Humanhood

Allison Rowland
Finalist, 2021 RSA Book of the Year Award

Inconvenient Strangers book cover

Inconvenient Strangers: Transnational Subjects and the Politics of Citizenship

Shui-Yin Sharon Yam
Winner, 2021 CCCC Outstanding Book Award

Vaccine Rhetorics book cover

Vaccine Rhetorics

Heidi Lawrence
Honorable Mention, 2021 CCCC Best Book in Technical or Scientific Communication

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Culturally Speaking: The Rhetoric of Voice and Identity in a Mediated Culture

Amanda Nell Edgar
Winner, 2020 Outstanding Book Award, Critical/Cultural Studies Division, NCA

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