From the Desks of Nicholas A. Robins and Barbara J. Fraser: A Timely Exploration of Inequalities in the Andes-Amazon Region

Nicholas A. Robins is a teaching professor of history at North Carolina State University. He is the author of several books, including Mercury, Mining, and Empire: The Human and Ecological Cost of Colonial Silver Mining in the Andes and Of Love and Loathing: Marital … Continue reading From the Desks of Nicholas A. Robins and Barbara J. Fraser: A Timely Exploration of Inequalities in the Andes-Amazon Region

UNP author’s online writing studio builds a literary family for writers—no matter where they live

Melissa Fraterrigo is the founder and executive director of the Lafayette Writers’ Studio in Lafayette, Indiana. She is the author of a collection of short fiction, The Longest Pregnancy, and a novel, Glory Days (Nebraska, 2017). For more information about the author, visit melissafraterrigo.com. … Continue reading UNP author’s online writing studio builds a literary family for writers—no matter where they live

Publicist Picks: Courtroom Dramas, Prairie Socialism, and Other April Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in April. Jackson Adams: So much of the national political conversation around the Democratic Primary has centered on “electability,” a metric that mostly takes a half-hearted guess at what another, not entirely well-defined person wants to see in a candidate. At best, it often can be used to determine where and how campaigns should spend money and, more often, it’s used as a cudgel, both against candidates and an electorate. What I … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Courtroom Dramas, Prairie Socialism, and Other April Books

We Are All Enclaves Now: An Interview with Robin Hemley

Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP at home. Robin Hemley is the author of numerous books, including Invented Eden; Reply All: Stories; A Field Guide for Immersion Writing; Nola; Turning Life into Fiction; and Do-Over! He has won many awards for his writing, including a Guggenheim Fellowship … Continue reading We Are All Enclaves Now: An Interview with Robin Hemley