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 The Black Bruins by James W. Johnson (Nebraska, 2018). About the Book: The Black Bruins chronicles the inspirational lives of … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Black Bruins!
The following is an accumulation of 2018 publicity thoughts from Anna Weir, Jackson Adams, and Rosemary Sekora. The past year was exciting for UNP. We welcomed a new publicist to Team Publicity in April, we celebrated the two new additions … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Best of 2018
Books The Zoo at Night Susan Gubernat Praise from Kenyon Review: “Rising out of experience—painful, beautiful, disruptive—The Zoo at Night offers an unflinching look at an imperfect world underlain with a conviction to hope.” Our Lady of the Artichokes Katherine … Continue reading News and Reviews
What a year 2017 has been—the University of Nebraska Press launched three new academic book series, welcomed a new marketing manager to the team, and had many of our books appear in national media year-round. Here are some of our … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Best of 2017
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 Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair! Sinclair is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Fellowship from … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Cannibal!
Books Glory Days Melissa Fraterrigo Starred review from Booklist: “If Willa Cather and Cormac McCarthy had a love child, she would be a writer such as Fraterrigo, whose imagery is equally evocative and unforgiving and whose characters are every bit as anguished … Continue reading News and Reviews
Awards R*dskins by C. Richard King Winner in the Trade Typographic category at the AAUP Book, Jacket, and Journal show (Designer: Nathan Putens) One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist by Dustin M. Hoffman Winner in the Jackets and Covers category at the AAUP Book, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Harry and Arthur by Lawrence J. Haas Listed as a defining 2016 book by the Wall Street Journal. The Turtle’s Beating Heart by Denise Low Praise from Booklist: “Remarkable.” Borderland Films by Dominique Brégent-Heald Review in Western American Literature: “This sprawling and … Continue reading News and Reviews
Books Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair Starred review in Publishers Weekly: “Stunning debut collection…” Starred review in Booklist: “Reading (and rereading) Sinclair is an urgently necessary, absolutely unparalleled experience.” One-Hundred-Knuckled Fist by Dustin Hoffman Review in Publishers Weekly: “…each story contains a … Continue reading News and Reviews
A warm round of applause for our award-winning authors! Congratulations! Author Award Whiting Award: 2016 Winner in Poetry Cannibal by Safiya Sinclair “She renders the geography of Jamaica as something that takes over her body, and yet concludes with the … Continue reading New Award Winners