10 tips for creating an edited volume

Except from my Nature Career Column.

Edited volumes, or anthologies, are very popular in research and academia. Several experts each contribute a chapter on their topic to form one book on a particular subject. An editor, or editors, oversees and manages the process.

From January 2016 to May 2018, I went through the process of co-editing (with my colleague Ken Foster) How to Feed the World, which united 17 researchers’ contributions in one book. This was the first book I edited, and I learnt a lot from this process…

Read the 10 tips here on the original article.

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