Congratulations to the following authors who have recently been recognized for their work. In the Reader Views Literary Awards, The Great Kosher Meat War of 1902 by Scott D. Seligman won the Gold Award in the History category and Such … Continue reading Recent Award Winners & Finalists
June is Pride Month, and there’s no better way to celebrate it than picking up one of our many books delving into LGBTQIA+ topics or written by LGBTQIA+ authors. Throughout this month, you can also enjoy these books and thousands … Continue reading Pride Month Reading List
Books Black Snake Review in New City Lit: “In her new book, Black Snake, Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys outlines the formation of the camps as well as the key events before and after law enforcement intervened violently. With firsthand interviews, Todrys … Continue reading News & Reviews
Laurent Mauvignier’s novel The Wound (Nebraska, 2015) was translated into English by Nicole and David Ball in 2015 and will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival under its original French title, Des hommes. The film will feature distinguished actors … Continue reading Laurent Mauvignier’s novel now a feature film
Join the Tulsa City-County Library’s “Blacks on the Oklahoma Frontier” virtual event on Thursday, June 10, 2021 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. to learn about the history of Black cowboys, cowgirls, and rodeo in the Black towns of Oklahoma through an interview … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Blacks on the Oklahoma Frontier with Keith Ryan Cartwright
Raymond DeMallie, anthropologist and co-director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute, passed away on April 25, 2021 at the age of 74. He was an anthropologist whose field study was primarily language-centered, as he recorded texts of historical traditions, … Continue reading Remembering Raymond J. DeMallie
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?
William R. Carleton is the editor of Edible New Mexico and lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. His book, Fruit, Fiber, and Fire: A History of Modern Agriculture in New Mexico (Nebraska, 2021) is new this month. Chapter 1: Before There Were Aliens, There … Continue reading Excerpt: Fruit, Fiber, and Fire
After fifteen years in our Lincoln Mall offices the University of Nebraska Press is moving into a newdowntown Lincoln location in the Centre Terrace. Effective June 1, 2021 our new address will be: University of Nebraska Press1225 L Street, Suite … Continue reading We’re on the Move!
Books The Rinehart Frames Review in Open Country Magazine: “The Rinehart Frames is at once literary criticism, cultural commentary, art criticism, a scholarly text. It is a conversation with the writers and artists and historical figures whose work/ personality have moved … Continue reading News & Reviews