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  • 2015 BAAL Book Award

    At the 2015 BAAL conference, Palgrave authors Ofelia Garcia and Li Wei were awarded the 2015 BAAL Book Award for their Palgrave Pivot, Translanguaging.

  • British Council 2006 UK ELT Industry award for Innovation

    At an awards ceremony at the Delfina Gallery in London on 2 March, a Palgrave Macmillan title, 'Teachers Exploring Tasks in English Language Teaching' by Corony Edwards and Jane Willis, was awarded the British Council 2006 UK ELT Industry award for Innovation. The British Council Innovation Awards for English language teaching (ELT) products and services, or 'Eltons', are the Oscars of the ELT world. They are offered to outstanding new language learning resources which use innovative ideas to help learners of English to achieve their goals.

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Paul Stevens
Commissioning Editor, Language and Linguistics, Higher Education

Paul Stevens is Commissioning Editor for Language and Linguistics. Since joining Palgrave in 2011, he has been responsible for publishing textbooks for undergraduate and postgraduate students. Contact Paul to discuss ideas for new textbooks.


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Esme Chapman
Commissioning Editor for Language and Linguistics, Scholarly and Reference Division

Esme is responsible for commissioning research books across all sub-disciplines of language and linguistics. She is interested in receiving proposals for Palgrave Pivots, research monographs, edited collections, Handbooks, and research based books for practitioners. Prior to joining the linguistics list, Esme commissioned on the philosophy list at Palgrave.


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