The following is from the University of Nebraska Press Fall 2019 Newsletter, i.e. Timothy J. Hillegonds has published work in the Los Angeles Review of Books, the Rumpus, Brevity, and other publications. He lives in Chicago with his wife and … Continue reading Why I Write: By Timothy J. Hillegonds
The following is an excerpt from Chaucer’s Losers, Nintendo’s Children, and Other Forays in Queer Ludonarratology by Tison Pugh (Nebraska, 2019), the latest book in the Frontiers of Narrative Series. From Chapter 6: Rules Pregame: May the Better Player Lose! … Continue reading Excerpt: Chaucer’s Loser’s, Nintendo’s Children, & Other Forays in Queer Ludonarratology
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?
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to We Want Fish Sticks: The Bizarre and Infamous Rebranding of the New York Islanders by Nicholas Hirshon. About the Book: … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday We Want Fish Sticks!
SAVE 40% on over a thousand different titles from our rich and capacious backlist. From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Jewish Theology to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to the literature of the American West, there’s … Continue reading Holiday Sale begins today!
The UNP family continues to grow, whether it’s with new authors, new editors, new Friends of the Press members*, or, in this case, a new imprint. We’re pleased to welcome The Backwaters Press, a distinguished local poetry publisher, under our … Continue reading Our 2019 Fall Newsletter
The following books are now available in paperback this month. April Twilights Before Willa Cather turned primarily to the fiction that made her reputation, she produced striking poems that were collected in April Twilights. It was her literary debut, preceding the … Continue reading New in Paperback!
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in December. Jackson Adams: I recently read Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote, … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Nebraska Writers, the Soviet Union and Jim Crow, and Other December Books
Books When Dream Bear Sings Gus Palmer Jr. Review in the Journal of Folklore Research: “A diverse collection of texts from each linguistic family of the Native American Southern Plains, When Dream Bear Sings evokes a singular editorial freedom, and in juxtaposing … Continue reading News and Reviews
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: November 20, 1879