Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

The Long Island History Project

It’s a long island with a long history. Want to hear it? Interviews with historians, scholars, authors and anyone with a story to tell and a passion for this unique region of New York.

Sep 8, 2020

Banks Smither oversees the publication of Long Island-related books from the History Press. As Acquisitions Editor, he has built up a catalog of the lost, abandoned, haunted, and forgotten corners of the Island from Montauk to Brooklyn.

On today’s episode he discusses the publication process at the History Press – form pitch to publication to promotion. He also explains what he looks for in a proposal and what he’s learned about Long Island history working with authors such as Keriann Flanagan Brosky and Bill Bleyer.

If you feel you have your own Long Island history story to tell, visit their website and get in touch!

Further Research