From the Desk of Patrick Madden: On Book Trailers

Patrick Madden is a professor at Brigham Young University. He is the author of the award-winning Sublime Physick: Essays (Nebraska, 2016) and Quotidiana: Essays (Nebraska, 2010), and coeditor, with David Lazar, of After Montaigne: Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essays. His essays have appeared in a variety … Continue reading From the Desk of Patrick Madden: On Book Trailers

From the Desk of Randon Billings Noble: Elegy for Dracula

Randon Billings Noble is an essayist. Her work has been published in the Modern Love column of the New York Times, the Georgia Review, Fourth Genre, the Los Angeles Review of Books, Creative Nonfiction, and elsewhere. The Mid-American Review called her essay collection Be with Me Always (Nebraska, 2019) a … Continue reading From the Desk of Randon Billings Noble: Elegy for Dracula

Patrick Madden at Home: On (not) Writing (much) and the Essayistic in Life

Patrick Madden is a professor at Brigham Young University. He is the author of the award-winning Sublime Physick: Essays (Nebraska, 2016) and Quotidiana: Essays (Nebraska, 2010), and coeditor, with David Lazar, of After Montaigne: Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essays. His essays have appeared in a variety … Continue reading Patrick Madden at Home: On (not) Writing (much) and the Essayistic in Life

Publicist Picks: Poetry, Heroism, Failed Utopias, and Other March 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 March. Anna Weir: Here we go, spring season! I dunno … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Poetry, Heroism, Failed Utopias, and Other March Books

From the Desk of Julija Šukys: The Anxiety of Publishing Family Stories

Julija Šukys is an associate professor of creative nonfiction at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She is the author of Epistolophilia: Writing the Life of Ona Šimaitė (Nebraska, 2012) and Silence Is Death: The Life and Work of Tahar Djaout (Nebraska, 2007). Her book Siberian Exile: Blood, … Continue reading From the Desk of Julija Šukys: The Anxiety of Publishing Family Stories

From the Desk of Sonja Livingston: On Inclining the Ear of the Heart

Sonja Livingston is an associate professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition to her newest book, The Virgin of Prince Street (Nebraska, 2019), she is also the award-winning author of Ghostbread, Ladies Night at the Dreamland, and Queen of the … Continue reading From the Desk of Sonja Livingston: On Inclining the Ear of the Heart