Skinner House Books and the Multicultural Ministries Team invite proposals from Unitarian Universalists (UU) to inspire and give practical guidance on the subject of making Unitarian Universalist communities authentically multicultural. Prospective authors are encouraged to address challenges realistically while keeping their eyes on the goal of motivating and supporting faith communities and individuals to take on and persist in this work. We encourage you to address one or all of the following dimensions of Unitarian Universalism:
We are intentionally leaving the specifics about the form of the book open-ended. In fact, we’re hopeful that we’ll publish more than one book as a result of this request for proposals. In the interest of timeliness, we will give preference to proposals that do not rely on more than three individuals to submit writing.
The ideal proposal will:
Proposals should include the following, all in one document:
Submissions should be sent by February 4, 2014, to: Betsy Martin, bmartin @ uua.org. Please put RFP on Multicultural Unitarian Universalism in the subject line.
If you have questions, please contact Mary Benard, Editorial Director of Skinner House Books, at mbenard @ uua.org.
We are currently seeking proposals on the following topics. Please note that this list is updated frequently and that it is not comprehensive.
Please send in your submission in the form of a query or proposal, addressed to Betsy Martin, bookproposals @ uua.org.
A query is a way to gauge interest in a book idea before submitting a full proposal. This is appropriate when preparing a proposal would require significant effort (e.g., soliciting contributors for a book of essays). A query should be 1-3 pages long and include the following:
A proposal should include:
For more information contact skinnerhouse @ uua.org.
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Last updated on Monday, November 25, 2013.
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