We are proud of the positive responses that we have received from our authors.
“Choosing to publish with Cambria is one of the smartest professional decisions I have ever made. From the rigorous peer review to the final product, the Cambria experience exceeds my experience with university presses. I really felt that Cambria cared about my book, and I know that they went the extra mile to produce a book of which I am very proud. Most importantly, I would choose to publish with Cambria again. I can offer no higher praise!” — Professor Sean Kelly, Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars
“I have nothing but praise for Cambria Press. Throughout the entire process of the submission, review, editing, design, proofing, printing, and distribution of our book, the entire staff at Cambria has been completely professional at all times. They have been promptly responsive and thoroughly attentive at every step of the way. Cambria guidelines are clear and their standards are high. It would be impossible for me to suggest any improvements in the way our manuscript was handled from start to finish.”
— Professor Victor H. Mair, Sacred Display
“Working with Cambria Press was a personal as well as a professional pleasure. Everyone with whom I worked was extremely capable and always very professional and pleasant. They kept me well informed at every stage of the process, answered my questions in a timely manner, and did a fantastic job getting my manuscript to print. I have nothing but positive things to say about my relationship with Cambria and recommend the press to friends and colleagues.”
— Professor Michael Genovese, Corruption and American Politics
“Venturing to submit for publication a manuscript that was a departure from my previous research was a testing experience, and I was lucky in choosing Cambria for its publisher. I am more than usually grateful to the director and her team for their thoroughly professional and responsible approach to all aspects of the process from managing the review through editing, proofreading, and printing. It was a pleasure to work with them, and I warmly recommend Cambria to novice and senior researchers alike.”
— Professor Bonnie S. McDougall, Translation Zones in Modern China
“ From the initial query to the ongoing marketing of Philosophy, Art, and the Specters of Jacques Derrida, everyone at Cambria exhibited the very highest levels of professionalism, intellectual sophistication, and respect for the project of scholarship. Their graphic design team did a fabulous job of representing the contents in the cover image; their copy-editors were infuriatingly brilliant at making suggestions for improvement of the prose; and their choice of external readers changed the book dramatically for the better. We all know, by now, that authorship is a gathering of multiple voices and I am deeply grateful that my writing is enabled to speak through Cambria’s vision of the book as the book itself multiplies.
— Professor Gray Kochhar-Lindgren, Philosophy, Art, and the Specters of Jacques Derrida
“ Cambria Press is not just an author-friendly academic press--it pampers its authors and contributors. The press is always attentive to your wishes, right down to the aesthetics of your book cover; it has a keen sense of marketing and takes measures to ensure that your book has a long shelf life and gets the highest technological boost into the next generations. Our experience was with Cambria Press was great!
— Professors Silvia Nagy-Zekmi and Chantal Zabus, Perennial Empires
“ Cambria Press also provided moral support during my tumultuous stay in Tunisia during the January 2011 coup! it was odd to have the staff of a publishing house voicing concern during this brush with history; if Jacques Derrida was still alive, he would have called it amitié éditoriale.
— Professor Chantal Zabus, Perennial Empires
“ I have thoroughly enjoyed working with Cambria Press. I found the staff to be extraordinarily professional and quick to answer any questions I have had. Cambria Press has high standards and they seek to get the absolute most out of their authors--which serves all well. They have also been quite accommodating of any suggestions I made throughout the process--from the title of the book, to the book's cover, to marketing efforts. I hope to be among the growing list of Cambria authors to be recognized for their scholarly contributions. In short, Cambria Press has turned out to be an exceptional advocate of my work, and I am delighted to have my book appear in its growing catalogue.
— Professor Robert Alexander, Presidential Electors and the Electoral College
“ From the initial book proposal to the final review, Cambria Press exceeded all of my publishing expectations. Everyone with whom I had the good fortune to work was responsive, courteous, and committed to publishing quality work. I felt supported throughout the process, which as a first-time book author, was especially important. The editors were meticulous in their attention to detail and the designers of the cover creatively captured and conveyed the theme of the book. I couldn't be happier with the final product, as well as its promotion. Thank you Cambria Press for a seamless and enjoyable publishing process.
— Barbara Miller, Marketplace Advocacy Campaigns
“ I chose Cambria Press as the publisher of my doctoral thesis, having had several offers of publication. I carefully read through the various contracts and felt they represented the fairest deal to me as author. Further to this, it was obvious, from looking through other works, that Cambria Press has an academic outlook and high standards of publishing, combined with beautiful presentation. Since making that choice and having my book published in November 2011, I can truthfully say that the result has emphatically underlined that original choice. I am delighted with my book--its layout, its high standard of typesetting, its accuracy, and its stunning cover design. I recommend Cambria Press to anyone with an academic manuscript to publish. If my experience is anything to go by, you will be well treated.
— Jennifer Lanipekun, Communication in Theatre Directing and Performance
“Working with Cambria Press is really a delightful experience. From the day that my manuscript was submitted for peer review to the final production of my book, I enjoyed every step of it. At first, I had some concerns about publishing my first academic book with a non-university press, but Cambria Press well exceeds my professional expectations. I am not only highly satisfied with the final product and its distribution, but I also appreciate the extra mile the director of the press took to support my academic job application. I feel that I am now part of Cambria Press community and will surely recommend it to my scholar friends as well as publish my future books with this press.”
— Professor Andrew Zhonghu Yan, An Existential Reading of the Confucian Analects
“I enjoyed working with Cambria Press all the way. I chose Cambria because they promised a professional handling of the whole publication process and the actual job the Cambria staff did fulfilled this promise and much more! Cambria combines professionalism with promptness at every stage of the entire process. Always clear in their guidance, prompt in facing each new challenge, responsive to questions and suggestions, they did an outstanding job. There have been immense benefits from publishing my book with Cambria Press. The attention the Cambria staff pays to each detailâ€“â€“from the wording of the title to the choice of scholarly readers, to the colors and design of the cover is its distinguishing feature. Having a book published by Cambria Press certainly makes a difference in the overall quality of the finished product.”
— Professor Pia Masiero, Philip Roth and the Zuckerman Books
“We had a tremendously complex project: 18 contributors, two editing authors, tables, graphs, figures and photos, and a time lag in our communication . . . and with the 2011 March earthquake in Japan, content that needed to be revised right to the end. The Cambria team handled it all, perfectly and professionally. No question: Cambria provides excellent service to its authors. I am looking forward to the opportunity to work with Cambria again.” — Dr. Anthony S. Rausch, Japan's Shrinking Regions
“I had a great experience with Cambria. The entire staff at Cambria Press did a fantastic job at every point of the way--the rapid peer review process, the professional and attentive copy editing that refined the manuscript, the clear guidance they provided, and their responsiveness when it came time to review their copy editing, and the extremely high production values that went into producing in a very fine-looking and professional final product. Cambria is professional, responsive, attentive to detail, and they work intensely and quickly on your book project. I am extremely grateful for all of their work and would be very happy to work with them again.” — Professor Anthony Gierzynski, Saving American Elections
“Cambria Press was easy to work with from the very start. At every stage of our project, they appreciated the different challenges confronting authors, especially new ones, and were more than willing to work with us to ensure we were all happy with the final product. Their post-publication outreach and promotion efforts were outstanding. I wouldn't hesitate to work with Cambria again and would strongly recommend them to colleagues.” — Professor Greg Anderson, Forgotten Partnership Redux
“Working with Cambria Press to publish our book resulted in a volume of scholarship and criticism even beyond our expectations. The people at Cambria made every part of the publishing process clear and enjoyable. Everyone, from the editor who oversaw our work to the shipping department, demonstrated high standards, kindness, patience, and clarity in communication. From the start I knew that I was dealing with dependable people who worked with us to achieve the end results we all wanted. When we needed more time for the project, it was granted. The diligent (and in our estimation, brilliant) reader selected by the press enabled us to bring individual chapters, by a variety of authors, to a consistent level of excellence. And the editors helped reorganize the volume for greater clarity, effectiveness, and usefulness. The design team worked hard to find an appropriate and beautiful cover image and create a striking cover design. We also appreciate the exposure provided at conferences and on the well-designed Cambria website. One way to sum up the experience of working with the staff at Cambria is simply to say they are efficient and professional. The publications speak for themselves!” — Professors Abigail Burnham Bloom & Mary Sanders Pollock, Victorian Literature and Film Adaptation
“My experience with Cambria was absolutely pleasant. Cambria provides high-quality, careful peer reviews by well-published scholars in the field; these were very insightful and helpful. Cambria Press is also one of the few academic presses, as far as I know, which provide free and solid full service from meticulous editing, typesetting, to individualized cover design. Neither subvention not self-prepared edited / typeset works were required. The detailed queries made by the editors were impressive! From the first year my book was marketed, I could review its sales on the website and started receiving royalties. I am proud of the professionalism, efficiency, and friendliness of all Cambria staff, and I have recommended Cambria to my colleagues.”
— Professor Guo Wu, Zheng Guanying, Merchant Reformer of Late Qing China and his Influence on Economics, Politics, and Society
“Our book on Cuban foreign policy was the first that we published with Cambria Press after working with many other publishers. It has been a first-rate experience throughout the process from the development stage through to the final product. I was especially impressed by the turnaround time from the completion of our manuscript to the publication of the book. It was much faster than most. I would urge other authors to consider sending their manuscripts to Cambria.”
— Professor Gary Prevost, Cuban Latin American Relations in the Context of a Changing Hemisphere
“The publishing experience with Cambria Press has been very positive, and we have been impressed with the levels of communication and approachability of all staff. From the point of submission of a proposal to publication, the Cambria staff demonstrated a high level of professionalism and commitment to the project. We were particularly impressed with staff 'going the extra mile' to ensure the book was made it in time to Australia in time for a book launch. We would not hesitate to recommend Cambria Press.”
— Professors Tanya Fitzgerald and Jenny Collins, Historical Portraits of Women Home Scientists
“It has been such a wonderful pleasure working with Cambria Press. The competent editorial and production staff were attentive to every detail and were great at communicating with me during the entire review and publication process. I would like to express my great appreciation for Cambria Pressâ€™s prompt, courteous, and professional service. I highly recommended Cambria Press for all academic authors.”
— Professor Hongjie Wang, Power and Politics in Tenth-Century China
“My two publishing experiences with Cambria were awesome. My editor followed all the stages of the manuscript preparation and always answered promptly to all my questions. Cambriaâ€™s staff is extremely efficient and rigorous during the various stages of the publication process: proposal submission, peer review process, cover design, copyediting, typesetting, and proofs review. As a result, the quality of the final product is very impressive. For all these reasons, I highly recommend Cambria to my fellow scholars, and expect to continue working with Cambria in the future.” — Professor Ana Lucia Araujo, Public Memory of Slavery and Paths of the Atlantic Slave Trade
“My experience of working with the team at Cambria was overwhelmingly positive. They were professional and well-organised and always on hand to assist with all matter of queries. The review and contract process was handled smoothly and with a minimum of fuss. The level of care and attention to detail that went into the copy editing of the manuscript was outstanding. The materials that Cambria produce to assist authors throughout the various stages of publication are very helpful in explaining what is expected. The quality of the finish of my book is of the highest standard, already I have had many comments about how appealing the end product is. Overall I would have no hesitation in recommending Cambria to any author considering publishing their work. I look forward to working with Cambria Press again. ” — Dr. Greg Thompson, Who is the Good High School Student?
“I'm a relative newcomer to Cambria, so I decided to read all the other testimonials before writing mine. I didn't want to be redundant, and I also thought that maybe I could find something complimentary to say about this wonderful institution that someone else hadn't already said. But there was no way to avoid redundancy, because (a) every good thing imaginable had been said about Cambria by its authors, and (b) I agreed with all those things emphatically! So I decided to focus on something that, although mentioned by others, really deserves more emphasis: the physical quality of the books. The two books I've done with Cambria are impressively produced as objects and beautifully designed in every conceivable way. Friends and colleagues who've seen them always remark on how very high above the norm they are, just as physical books alone, and they are right in that assessment. (I say this having seen lots of other Cambria books on my library's shelves at the University of Virginia.) So if you want an academic press that, in addition to every other good thing, will turn out books that look like works of art, choose Cambria! Because their books are works of art and arguably the best in academic publishing!” — Professor Leo Daugherty,William Shakespeare, Richard Barnfield, and the Sixth Earl of Derby and The Assassination of Shakespeare's Patron
“I have only the highest praise for Cambria Press and its staff. The skill and efficiency of the various editors made each stage not only successful but worry-free. From the beginning of production I worked with competent editors who made very helpful suggestions about clarity as well as correctness. It seemed like dozens of eyes were scouring my manuscript through numerous proofs. A team effort, with the entire team taking pride in the outcome. What I especially appreciate is Cambria's faith in my project. Instead of requiring me to cut hundreds of pages, the press suggested two volumes. What a difference it makes when your publisher realizes the value of six years of work.”
— Professor Janis Haswell, Behind Paul Scott's Raj Quartet
“The remarkable director of Cambria Press and her staff have not only exceeded the highest levels of professionalism, but they have also been some of the most wonderful people with whom I have ever worked. Their energy, responsiveness, and commitment to publishing quality research and supporting the author through the process have already made them an industry leader.”
— Professor Lara Brown, Jockeying for the American Presidency
“ My experience working with the Cambria Press was nothing short of positive. From initial review all the way through publication, I benefitted from the assistance of a knowledgeable and attentive editorial and production staff. I am thoroughly pleased with the final product and would recommend Cambria to any colleague without reservation.
— Professor Michael Zarkin, The FCC and the Politics of Cable TV Regulation, 1952-1980
“ Working with Cambria was a surprising experience. I was surprised by how smooth and simple they seemed to make the processes of proposal, peer-review and editing, and how easy the dedicated and professional staff made getting the book from manuscript to completion. When so many university presses are becoming more conservative about their choices of material to publish, Cambria's approach is refreshing, and their commitment to the critical monograph was impressive. I'd certainly consider them as a publisher of choice in future, especially if they're going to continue making the process of publication as stress-free as possible, but without sacrificing the rigor.
— Steve Rawle, Performance in the Cinema of Hal Hartley
“ Working with Cambria Press has been a wonderful experience right from the beginning. From the submission of my manuscript for peer review through the process of editing, proofing and designing, to the final production of my book, the staff at Cambria was thoroughly professional, responsive and attentive. What I greatly appreciate is not just their attention to details in the editing and proofing process, but also their professionalism in handling the distribution of my book in both hard copy and digital format. As a first-time author, I could not have asked for a better experience with a publisher.
— Ivy Maria Lim, Lineage Society on the Southeastern Coast of China
“ Working with Cambria Press is a pleasure. They supported me effectively and promptly. Their suggestions were to the point. I appreciated their consideration and interest, and I am positive that my decision to count on Cambria Press for my first book publication was the right one.
— Naoto Sudo, Nanyo-Orientalism
I do not know if I can ever fully express my appreciation to Cambria Press for the way in which they accommodated my needs as an author. I was particularly grateful throughout the editing process for their respect for my style of writing, as well as their professionalism.
— Mika Yoshimoto, Second Language Learning and Identity
“Starting with the submission of my proposal, continuing with the revision and the editing of the manuscript, and finishing with the cover design and the expeditious printing of my book, the entire publishing process with Cambria Press was one of the most professionally satisfying and personally enjoyable experiences of my career. Cambria's director and editors held back from no extra effort towards helping me revise and expand my manuscript. Working with such outstanding professionals and exceptionally friendly people quickly turned into an unforgettable learning experience and a fascinating journey of self-discovery. The excellence of the Cambria team reaches well beyond any scholar's expectations of efficiency and reliability; all communication is bound to become personal, inspiring, and wonderfully motivating. It is good to know that my book is in the best of hands.”
— Dr. Eugene L. Arva, The Traumatic Imagination
“My experience with Cambria Press was extremely positive, Fstarting with my initial conversations with their acquisitions editor to working with their editorial and management personnel. All were extremely professional and helpful in producing a first-rate volume. They worked hard to accommodate me in every respect, right down to the cover. I chose to publish an edited volume with Cambria even though I had offers from several other publishers because of the people working for Cambria and the fact that this press has an impressive number of standing orders with libraries worldwide. I would opt to publish with them again. — Dr. Helen Purkitt, African Environmental and Human Security in the 21st Century
“I first learned about Cambria Press when I received a book announcement for a recent publication in my discipline. As a first-time author, I found the staff at Cambria Press to offer an incredible level of assistance at each stage of the publishing process. The feedback from the peer review was very helpful in clarifying my thoughts and the editing allowed my own ideas to be more evident to the reader.”
— Professor Brent Sleasman, Albert Camus's Philosophy of Communication
“Working with Cambria Press is both enjoyable and satisfying. Everyone associated with Cambria was prompt, friendly and helpful. The peer reviews were excellent, and the editorial responsiveness pushed the book toward publication at an astonishing rate. To me, Cambria is absolutely first class and I look forward to a continued relationship. I am very satisfied with Cambria Press and I recommend the organization without any qualification. In a world where many publishers behave as if they are doing authors a favour by publishing their works, Cambria keeps the priorities right and makes every effort to accommodate authors.”
— Dr. Harry Melkonian, Defamation, Libel Tourism and the Speech Act of 2010 and Freedom of Speech and Society
“The publishing experience with Cambria Press was outstanding. From facilitating an excellent peer-review process to amazing editorial assistance, the staff members are incredibly efficient at working to create the best possible product. At every step of the way, I felt like they were as equally concerned as I was for the quality of the book. I appreciated their attention to detail, responsiveness in communication, and ongoing support. This is a fantastic academic publisher.” — Professor Christopher S. Collins, Higher Education and Global Poverty
“As a first-time author with a very heavy professional workload, I could not have made a better choice than Cambria Press. They are prompt, responsive, and clear in all of their communications. The finished product is a work of which I am proud, and it was improved immensely by the peer-review process and the Cambria staff. With such an efficient production process and the ability to distribute my work in both physical and digital form, Cambria is a company for the present and the future. I will undoubtedly return to them first for my next book.”
— Professor Noah McLaughlin, French War Films and National Identity
“Cambria gives you much more than you expect from a publisher. You get to know the staff and I have the highest regard for their professionalism. They stay with you from the conception of the project to its conclusion. I am glad I made the decision to publish with them.” — Professor Chima J. Korieh, Minorities and the State in Africa
“From the time I submitted my book proposal to the final publication of the book itself, I have had nothing but excellent experiences with Cambria Press. The staff at the press strike a balance of being both warm and professional, and they were always quick to respond to any queries that I had. They were most supportive during the rigorous peer-review process, and they impressed me with their efficiency and enthusiasm during the publication process. I thoroughly enjoyed working with Cambria, and I simply cannot recommend Cambria Press highly enough. — Professor Ernest Koh, Singapore Stories
“Cambria Press has astonished me with the swiftness and professionalism of their approach. As an international author, working with an American publisher has sometimes been challenging, but that has not been the case with Cambria. My book was published well within the promised time frame. I would gladly recommend Cambria to other academic authors. — Dr. Gillian Dooley, J.M. Coetzee and the Power of Narrative
“Publishing a book usually is a time-consuming process and involves enormous hard work, but when working with Cambria it becomes a wonderful experience. I really enjoyed the whole process of working with Cambria on my book, from submission to review, editing, design, proofing, printing, and distribution. The staff at Cambria is professional, respond quickly to any inquiries, and provide highly valuable, constructive suggestions. Most importantly, they tailor their work to the needs of individuals and treat your book as their own. This makes publishing a book a much easier and pleasant process. I give my biggest thumbs-up for the excellent work done by Cambria on my 340-page book and will definitely choose Cambria for my next book. If you ask me where to publish your hard-worked research results, one word: Cambria. — Dr. Tian Shi, Sustainable Ecological Agriculture in China
“There is something rare and amazing about Cambria Press. They remain true to their word from the very first conversation to the publication of your accepted manuscript. It is so refreshing to deal with publishers who are valiant advocates for their authors. I can share one example. Our manuscript was shopped around to a number of presses who either because of overwhelmed staff, poor management, or the rapidly changing economy, could not give us the attention that we thought our scholarly publication on hip hop deserved. But when a colleague, who continues to have a great relationship with Cambria Press, pulled us aside and said “Give Cambria a try!” we followed what turned out to be the best advice ever given in 2009. We worked hard, followed the directions of the publications manager and staff, and kept to deadlines usually without fail during frenzied teaching schedules. The toil was worth the effort and I am so proud of the finished product. The quality of the text is outstanding and the cover design was truly in line with the spirit of the manuscript. I think Cambria Press is the best kept secret for academic publishing. Whisper the good word to your colleagues and I am sure that they won’t be disappointed. Thank you Cambria for the opportunity of working with people who embody honesty and integrity!”
— Professor Simona Hill, Hip Hop and Inequality
“Almost immediately upon signing a contract with Cambria Press, I knew I had made the right decision. Cambria’s standards are very high and this showed in every part of the publication process. My manuscript was immediately peer reviewed by insightful and knowledgeable scholars in the field who gave sound and useful advice. Upon completion of the final draft, Cambria’s staff worked carefully and quickly to bring the book to publication. I was assigned a personal contact person who guided me through the entire process, answering all my questions, and keeping me informed. The art department, publicity department, and editorial staff are equally impressive. Quite simply it was the best publication process I have ever experienced. The end result is a book I will forever be proud to have authored. I wouldn’t hesitate to have a second book published by Cambria or recommend them to any of my colleagues.”
— Professor Annemarie Koning Whaley, The Trouble with Dreiser
“Cambria is the best publisher I have ever worked with. They not only got my book to press quickly and efficiently but also with first-rate editing, cover design, and production. They provided ample review copies to journals, and their innovative online sales tracking system allows continual monitoring of sales and royalties. I thank Cambria Press for all their work on my book." — Professor Stephen Coleman, Popular Delusions
“The staff at Cambria is supportive, responsive, and highly professional. They provide wonderful editing assistance, and the finished product is stunning. Starting with the initial book proposal, I felt an immediate rapport with the Cambria staff–
unlike anything I have previously experienced. We worked together to achieve a shared vision. Cambria is truly committed to cutting-edge scholarship. I developed a great affinity with the staff and the outcome exceeded my expectations thanks to their high standards and professionalism. Cambria’s approach to working with authors is as innovative as their books. The publication process is a team effort with many opportunities for discussion. Working with them is a wonderful experience. Their remarkable professionalism, high standards, and supportiveness indicate to me that they will ascend to the top of the publishing ranks quickly. I feel extremely fortunate to be a Cambria author.”
— Professor De Villo Sloan, The Crimsoned Hills of Onondaga
“From its initial response to my first inquiry all the way through the refereeing, editorial, typesetting, cover design, and marketing processes, the staff at Cambria Press could not have been more dedicated, courteous, and professional. The staff’s close attention to detail (a crucial necessity for a text as technically demanding as mine) is truly awe-inspiring. In short, Cambria is a first-class academic press. I am so glad that a fellow scholar brought Cambria Press to my attention at just the right moment.” — Professor R. Victoria Arana, W. H. Auden’s Poetry
“I am extremely satisfied with my experience with Cambria Press. From the start of my interactions with Cambria, they expressed great interest in our book and worked with our goal to get the book on the shelves quickly (due to its timely subject matter). Throughout the process, the staff was responsive, professional, and very willing to work with my coeditors and me to produce a high-quality book. I was impressed at how quickly I got responses to my questions at various stages in the process. My co-editors and I just received the complimentary copies of our book and think it turned out wonderfully. I would definitely recommend Cambria to my colleagues and approach them again for my own future book projects.”
— Professor Danielle Endres, Social Movement to Address Climate Change
“As an author whose native language is not English, I found publishing my first book with Cambria Press to be a most rewarding and enriching experience. Cambria Press has turned what could have been a potentially intimidating ordeal into a process of intellectual growth for me. From the day I submitted my book proposal, I was greatly encouraged and motivated by the constructive feedback and guidance I received. Cambria Press edited my book carefully and designed an artistic front cover which clearly suggests the intellectual content of the book. The staff at Cambria Press was professional and responsive throughout the whole publication process. I am impressed by how much they respect the author's opinion and preference. I would like to thank Cambria Press for turning my dream into reality.”
— Professor Yuxin Ma, Women Journalists and Feminism in China, 1898-1937
“Cambria Press is a highly professional publishing house. They guided me through the process of publishing my first book to my complete satisfaction. I was provided with important feedback and perspectives regarding the peer review results. I am grateful for the assistance that the staff provided and the wonderful product that resulted from this collaborative effort.”
— Professor Lisa M. Martin-Hansen, Inquiry Pedagogy and the Preservice Science Teacher
“I found that Cambria's focus and professionalism allowed me to concentrate on my scholarship; I was able to finish my book project on time because of Cambria's dedication to careful review and editing of my work. I recommend that junior scholars in particular should consider how Cambria's efficient process allows for academics to complete important scholarly work in a timely manner.”
— Professor Burton St. John III, Press Professionalization and Propaganda
“The professionals at Cambria Press helped me produce a fine book. They were supportive, and they offered criticism at the right points that allowed me to expand my ideas for a wider readership. Their business expertise from design to copy editing to research was remarkable! Publishing with Cambria Press was one of the best decisions I have made in my career.”
— Professor Lisa Dallape Matson, Re-Presentations of Dante Gabriel Rossetti
“I would like to thank the entire staff at Cambria Press for their promptness, professionalism, and patience throughout the publication process of my edited book. My entire experience has been extremely positive, and Cambria is an outstanding academic press.”
— Professor Jayajit Chakraborty, Spatial and Environmental Injustice in an American Metropolis
“Unlike other academic publishers I approached, Cambria Press did not request subvention funding. Their enterprising approach to the project in its first stages and their thorough review process enabled me to incorporate new directions and to reflect more profoundly on the critical perspectives used in my text. Lastly, their professional approach to typesetting the illustrations was impressive, and I have recommended Cambria to other academics working in art history and related fields.”
— Dr. Catherine Tite, Portraiture, Dynasty and Power
“Working with Cambria Press was a pleasure. They are wonderfully responsive, great at answering questions, proactive, and professional. As a first-time author, I also appreciated the glimpse into the world of book publishing and am grateful to editors and staff alike for walking me through the process with such grace and ease.”
— Dr. Nadine Lehrer, U.S. Farm Bills and Policy Reforms
“The entire process of publishing with Cambria Press has been a truly enjoyable and rewarding experience. The entire staff has been really supportive, dedicated, and highly professional. Their efficiency also deserves a commendation. My sincere and special thanks go to each and every one of them! I will certainly be recommending Cambria Press to friends and colleagues.”
— Dr. Marlar Lwin, Narrative Structures in Burmese Folk Tales
“Cambria Press has been wonderfully supportive throughout the publication process, and I appreciated the staff’s willingness to mentor a first-time author. Through every stage of the process, the professionalism of the editorial team made our communications easy and clear. The remarkable attention to detail in copy editing created a polished final product. I was particularly struck by the care the design team invested in the book’s cover: not only is it lovely, but it also shows insightful reflection on the book’s ideas. I am grateful for the partnership I formed with Cambria and for the lovely new book we created together.”
— Professor Lillian Craton, The Victorian Freak Show
“From my first inquiry to the day the final product was in my hand, I was extremely pleased with the professionalism displayed by the staff at Cambria Press. They are dedicated to ensuring that the work reflects the views of the author and that it complies with the rigors of academic excellence. The staff’s attention to detail was amazing and their commitment to getting my work out in a timely manner is indeed admirable.”
— Professor Dave Ramsaran, Hip Hop and Inequality
“From the start, with the submission of my manuscript, Cambria’s staff impressed me with their excellent professionalism, courtesy, efficiency, and overall attention to detail. My manuscript received a rapid and enthusiastic response. The editor was supportive, encouraging, and kept me informed throughout the rigorous peer-review process. The copy editing team displayed great expertise and were a delight to work with. I have been especially pleased with the creativity of my cover design and the accurate layout of the images within the text. The staff's intelligence and insightfulness about my work, combined with their enthusiastic efficiency, made publishing with Cambria a pleasure every step of the way. I intend to have Cambria publish my next book and highly recommend their press to all my colleagues.”
— Professor Jessica Hope Jordan, The Sex Goddess in American Film, 1930– 1965
“I wish to thank Cambria for all their excellent help on my book. I wholeheartedly and highly recommend Cambria Press on all levels and I am most certainly delighted to have published my book with them. From the moment I first contacted Cambria, they were extremely sincere, meticulous, and fast regarding the publication of my book. After rigorous peer review, their editing of my manuscript was absolutely of the very highest standard and the Cambria team made the whole of the book publishing process very easy and enjoyable for me both personally and professionally. I really do recommend Cambria to any academic who values publishing their book with an extremely professional, efficient, caring and courteous academic book publisher. The staff is certainly a pleasure to work with on all different levels and stages of publication/production from beginning to end!”
— Dr. Cyrus Manasseh, The Problematic of Video Art in the Museum, 1968– 1990
“As a first-time author, and starting later in life than most, I would like to record my appreciation of the kindness, good humour, and high standard of professionalism I encountered during the process of publishing my book with Cambria Press. I am more than pleased with the result.”
— Dr. Charles Carson, Technology and the Big House in Ireland, c. 1800– c.1930
“Deciding to publish with Cambria Press was the best and most important step in my life. At every stage in the publishing process, the Cambria staff made me feel part of a well-coordinated team. Their dedication and prompt responses in the reviewing, editing, and printing stages are second to none. This was a life-changing experience because the professionalism and excellence at Cambria Press should be the envy of many. Attention is paid to detail and quality such that the end product–
— my own book–
— is a joy to have and to hold. I cannot say it loud enough–
thank you Cambria Press!”
— Dr. Vimbai Kwashirai, Green Colonialism in Zimbabwe, 1890– 1980
“Publishing with Cambria Press was a positive experience from the initial contact stage through the production stage. The review process involved scholarly rigor and the staff was helpful, courteous, and professional throughout the process. I was especially pleased with how they worked with us on the graphics for the cover and very satisfied with the results.”
— Dr. Annette Holba, The Communicative Relationship Between Dialogue and Care
“I would like to express my gratitude to, and admiration for, the impressive crew at Cambria. They have made me very comfortable, indeed, with the whole process we went through to publish my book. They deserve a great deal of praise.”
— Dr. William Glasser, The Art of Literary Thieving
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