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

The Most Interesting Dinner Party You’d Ever Attend: An Interview with Lise Funderburg

Anna Weir is a publicist at UNP and is her father’s daughter. Lise Funderburg is a writer and editor as well as a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Funderburg’s collection of oral histories, Black, White, Other: Biracial Americans … Continue reading The Most Interesting Dinner Party You’d Ever Attend: An Interview with Lise Funderburg

“Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards

Susan Devan Harness’ gripping memoir Bitterroot won two 2019 High Plains Book Awards in the categories of Creative Nonfiction and Indigenous Writer. The High Plains Book Awards were established to recognize regional literary works which examine and reflect life on the High … Continue reading “Bitterroot” Wins Two High Plains Book Awards