Happy University Press Week! Today the UP Week Blog Tour’s theme is “How to be a Better (Global) Citizen.” The following is a guest post from award-winning author Robin Hemley, whose book Borderline Citizen is coming out in March 2020. I’m Not … Continue reading University Press Week: Citizenship with Robin Hemley
Robert Aquinas McNally is the author of The Modoc War: A Story of Genocide at the Dawn of America’s Gilded Age (Bison Books, 2017), which won a 2018 Commonwealth Club of California gold medal for the year’s best book on California. … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Aquinas McNally: California’s Genocide Steps into the Light
Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP and is her father’s daughter. Lise Funderburg is a writer and editor as well as a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Funderburg’s collection of oral histories, Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans … Continue reading The Most Interesting Dinner Party You’d Ever Attend: An Interview with Lise Funderburg
Char Miller is the W.M. Keck Professor of Environmental Analysis and History at Pomona College. Miller’s other books with the University of Nebraska Press include the co-authored third edition of Ogallala: Water for a Dry Land and the forthcoming co-edited volume, … Continue reading From the Desk of Char Miller: Fighting Fire with Fire
Since 2006, the University of Nebraska Press has worked to publish The Complete Letters of Henry James, an acclaimed series that fills a crucial gap in modern literary studies by presenting in a scholarly edition the complete letters of one of … Continue reading From the Desk of Henry James: October 9, 1884
Liz Breazeale is a technical communications editor for the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Golden, Colorado. Her stories have appeared in numerous publications, including Pleiades, Sou’wester, Territory, Arroyo Literary Review, and Fence. Her book Extinction Events: Stories is available now. Thoughts on Death, Extinction, … Continue reading From the Desk of Liz Breazeale: Thoughts on Death, Extinction, and Being the Worst at Parties
Quinn Grover teaches English at Brigham Young University–Idaho. His work has been published in national fly-fishing magazines such as the Flyfish Journal, the Drake, and American Angler as well as literary outlets such as Newfound, Cirque, and Juxtaprose. His new book, Wilderness of Hope: Fly Fishing and Public … Continue reading From the Desk of Quinn Grover: Serious Trivialities
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 … Continue reading Where in the Monster-Fish World is Mark Spitzer?
The following is by Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern and the Democratic Insurgents (Nebraska, 2015). Wert is a professor emeritus of history at the Kansas City … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliott Wert: Sticker Time!
B. J. Hollars is an associate professor of English at the University of Wisconsin–Eau Claire. He is the author of The Road South: Personal Stories of the Freedom Riders, Flock Together: A Love Affair with Extinct Birds (Nebraska, 2017), and From the Mouths of Dogs: What … Continue reading From the Desk of B.J. Hollars: Unravelling The Midwest’s Strangest Stories