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  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2022 04/15/2022 05/15/2022 06/19/2022 07/17/2022
Program Description:

Program OverviewBooks

As the world grows increasingly globalized and interconnected, so does the publishing world, so that to be an informed and experienced publishing professionals in the United States, it is even more important to know how the publishing industry operates in international contexts. This course introduces students to the book publishing industries in three of the other major English-speaking markets: United Kingdom, Canada, and Australia. Top non-English-speaking markets will also be discussed (such as Germany and China). Various parts of the publishing process (editorial, marketing, design) and ecosystem (writers, publishers, distributors, retailers, etc.) in these countries will be covered.

Students will earn WR 410 or 510 (4 credits)
Summer Session 1


Attend an Info Session!
Friday, October 22nd, 2021
12:00 - 12:50
Register for Zoom Meeting here
Friday, November 19th, 2021
12:00 - 12:50
Register for Zoom Meeting here
Education Abroad Advisor Make an appointment with Hannah Marrs at any time!
Faculty Leader Rachel Noorda, Director of Book Publishing Program
Department of English
Course Dates Summer Session 1:
June 19 - July 17, 2022
Areas of Study
All Majors welcome, however, this course is especially relevant to the following fields of study:
  • Book Publishing
  • Communication
  • Creative Writing
  • English
Course & Credit Undergraduates: WR 410 (4 credits)
This credit applies to your writing elective requirement towards your major or minor!

Graduates: WR 510 (4 credits) 
This credit applies to your Masters degree requirements!
Class Standing Eligibility
  • Sophomore, by approval
  • Junior
  • Senior
  • Post-Baccalaureate
  • Graduate*
*Preference is given to students admitted to the Graduate Program in Book Publishing at PSU, but all are encouraged to apply!
Pre-Requisites Undergraduate: Completion of a 300-level writing course

Graduate: Admission to the Master's program in Book Publishing
Application Process
(PSU Students)

  1. Students must apply to this course by clicking the APPLY NOW button on the top of this page. 
  2. Students will be accepted to this course prior to the start of summer quarter
  3. Students will need to log in and CONFIRM their participation in this course, at which time they will be liable for the course fees. If a student withdraws after confirming, they may still owe the full program fee. NOTE: The Education Abroad course withdrawal & tuition refund policy for this course differs from the typical university policy. 
Application Process 
(Non-PSU Students)
Scholarship Are you a Pell Grant Recipient? If so, you may be eligible for the Gilman Scholarship, which can be applied to virtual education abroad programs! It is worth up to $5,000! Learn more and apply here. 













*Prices are estimates. Will be confirmed by October 2021.

Please note: all students enrolling for PSU credit are charged the PSU Rec Center Fee. For a current listing, please refer to PSU Fees.

Application Fee: All applications include a $50 non-refundable fee due on the application deadline. Students who do not intend to complete a program application are required to withdraw before the deadline, otherwise, the $50 application fee will be assessed to the students' account.