The following books available this fall from our imprint, Bison Books. Read below to learn more about these fall releases! Burning the Breeze by Lisa Hendrickson Burning the Breeze is the story of three generations of women and their intrepid efforts … Continue reading New from Bison Books!
David Krell is the author of Our Bums: The Brooklyn Dodgers in History, Memory, and Popular Culture. His most recent book is 1962: Baseball and America in the Time of JFK (Nebraska, 2021). My original idea for a book about the 1962 … Continue reading From the Desk of David Krell: My Journey to 1962
The following books are soon to be available this fall from our publishing partners at the Jewish Publication Society. Read below to learn more about these fall releases! Moshkeleh the Thief by Sholom Aleichem The eponymous hero, Moshkeleh, is a … Continue reading Forthcoming Books from JPS
Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Bison … Continue reading Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?
Jane’s Stories Press Foundation is proud to name Sue William Silverman the winner of the 2021 Clara Johnson Award for her memoir How to Survive Death and Other Inconveniences (Nebraska, 2020), a brutally honest account of surviving sexual assault that … Continue reading Silverman wins 2021 Clara Johnson Award
This weekend marks the 20th anniversary of September 11, 2001. Twenty years ago, almost 3,000 people were killed when two planes were flown into the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York, along with a third plane … Continue reading 20th Anniversary of September 11, 2001
Lisa Hendrickson is the owner of Lisa Hendrickson Communications and a former corporate and nonprofit public relations director. She has written or edited five books, including Indiana at 200: A Celebration of the Hoosier State and Kiritsis and Me: Enduring 63 Hours at Gunpoint. … Continue reading From the Desk of Lisa Hendrickson: The Joys of Going Down the Rabbit Hole
Erin Flanagan is a professor at Wright State University. She is the author of two short story collections, The Usual Mistakes (Nebraska, 2005) and It’s Not Going to Kill You, and Other Stories (Bison Books, 2013). Her book, Deer Season (Nebraska, 2021), is now available. … Continue reading From the Desk of Erin Flanagan: This Isn’t the Life I Signed Up For
Two of UNP authors, Brenda Child and Tsianina Lomawaima, recently published opinion pieces on boarding schools in the Washington Post . In Child’s essay, she discusses how United States boarding schools for Indians were used by the government as a … Continue reading UNP Authors Brenda Child, Tsianina Lomawaima in the Washington Post
A new book series celebrating LGBTQ+ literature The University of Nebraska Press is pleased to announce a new book series that will highlight LGBTQ+ authors. The series, Zero Street Fiction, will invite submissions of novels and short story collections from … Continue reading Announcing Zero Street Fiction