The Word Sender Award from the John G. Neihardt Foundation is given annually to someone dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the life and works of Neihardt. For the first time it was given to an organization this year. … Continue reading UNP honored for supporting works of John G. Neihardt
Launched in 1961 as UNP’s first trade imprint, Bison Books reflects the Press’s commitment to general-interest books that appeal to the educated reader. Originally published as inexpensive paperbacks, Bisons (as they became known) quickly caught on. Many of these titles … Continue reading Reading List: Bison Classic Editions
From the prairies of the Great Plains to the towering dunes of the Sandhills, the state of Nebraska will celebrate its great literary heritage later this month in Lincoln. The Nebraska Book Festival on August 25 will gather contemporary writing talent from … Continue reading Nebraska Book Sale!
Joe Green is a retired high school English teacher from Minden, Nebraska. He annotated the new Bison Classic edition of A Cycle of the West by John G. Neihardt (August 2018). The Capacity for Courage When I retired from high school … Continue reading From the Desk of Joe Green: The Capacity for Courage
The Lincoln Journal Star highlighted 150 notable figures in Nebraska’s 150 years of statehood—and many of those important individuals are represented on our backlist. My Ántonia by Willa Cather My Ántonia is part of Cather’s Prairie Trilogy, which includes O … Continue reading 150 Notable Nebraskans
May Staff Reading List UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the books where our noses have been buried. Astrophysics for People in a … Continue reading What We’re Reading
This year marks Nebraska’s sesquicentennial—150 years since we were admitted as the 37th state. To celebrate, Nebraska 150 Books has put together a list of the 150 most important books about Nebraska. Today we’re sharing just a few of the noteworthy UNP … Continue reading Reading List: Nebraska 150 Books
Today with the Center for Great Plains Studies, the University of Nebraska Press is proud to showcase author John G. Neihardt’s contribution to literature with a special symposium: The Epic Neihardt. Attendees will journey into Neihardt’s writing and Native studies with … Continue reading The Epic Neihardt