Book Manuscript Workshop


2019 GWIKS Book Manuscript Workshop for Faculty


The George Washington University Institute for Korean Studies (GWIKS) is pleased to announce the Korean Studies Book Manuscript Workshop for faculty working on their second book. This workshop is intended to provide support for faculty, regardless of citizenship, in the humanities and social sciences who are in the middle phase of writing the second monograph. GWIKS will select ONE faculty on the basis of the potential contribution to Korean Studies.

The participant will attend one full-day workshop and collaborate with two invited commentators, GWIKS faculty, and a press editor on the conceptualization and finalization of the second scholarly monograph.

GWIKS will provide roundtrip airfare, accommodations, and meals for the duration of the workshop. Limited funds are available for participants traveling from outside the United States.

The workshop will be held on November 22, 2019, and the application is due on August 30, 2019. (Extended)



Applicants must be a faculty member at an academic institution with a substantial portion of their second book manuscript completed (i.e., the introduction and two or more substantive chapters or 30,000 words).



Please submit the following documents to by August 30, 2019, and indicate “Last Name, First Name – Book Manuscript Workshop” in the subject line.

  • Cover letter assessing your own progress and statement of need
  • Book proposal (one that would be sent out to potential presses)
  • One drafted chapter
  • CV
  • Provide up to five names of potential reviewers/mentors


Questions or requests for further information about the workshop, eligibility, or the application process should be directed to

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