This year, UNP’s new running (and walking) team, Footnotes, was formed. The first run was the end of March 2022 and last weekend the team participated in the Havelock Charity Run with all proceeds going to Lincoln Literacy. Footnotes took … Continue reading People Make Publishing: The Footnotes Race On!
Early this year, UNP’s new running (and walking) team was formed. The plan is to participate in local runs on a quarterly basis or more. Our first run was the end of March. The Spring Forward Run was a great … Continue reading Introducing the UNP Footnotes!
The University of Nebraska Press is pleased to announce the hire of Jane Ferreyra as its next Director effective September 7. Ferreyra has an extensive publishing background that includes fifteen years as director of Wayne State University Press. Most recently … Continue reading UNP hires Jane Ferreyra as new Director
Olivia Schmitz is now a Marketing Assistant for the Catholic University of America Press. Previously she was a marketing intern, turned publicity assistant, at the University of Nebraska Press. Change is one of life’s few constants. It’s also one of … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Good Stories Require Change
Richard Piersol is a retired journalist. He was born in Tecumseh, Nebraska, and now lives in Lincoln. He has been an avid reader since childhood of books published by the University of Nebraska Press. Bob Gibson, MLB player from Omaha, Nebraska, passed away … Continue reading Remembering Bob Gibson
Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP and wouldn’t be a very good marketer if she didn’t mention the baseball book sale happening now until April 21. After high school in Colorado, I decided to attend the University of … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Nebraska, Home of the Baseball Book?
Heather Stauffer is an Associate Acquisitions Editor at UNP. She is the granddaughter of Helen Winter Stauffer, a Mari Sandoz scholar. Helen Winter Stauffer (1922-2019), was the author of Mari Sandoz and Letters of Mari Sandoz. Read Helen’s obituary here. Mari Sandoz is … Continue reading Laying the Groundwork: Helen Winter Stauffer on the Trail of Mari Sandoz
The UNP family continues to grow, whether it’s with new authors, new editors, new Friends of the Press members*, or, in this case, a new imprint. We’re pleased to welcome The Backwaters Press, a distinguished local poetry publisher, under our … Continue reading Our 2019 Fall Newsletter
Vladimír Dzuro, author of The Investigator, recently released from Potomac Books, is presenting his book today at 7:00 p.m. in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Union Auditorium located on city campus. Dzuro has been on an international tour supporting his new … Continue reading See Vladimir Dzuro, The Investigator, at UNL
Tomorrow join us at Francie & Finch Bookshop in downtown Lincoln at 6:00 p.m. for an author event with Kwame Dawes! His new collection, Nebraska, explores a constant theme in Dawes’s work—the intersection of memory, home, and artistic invention. The … Continue reading Kwame Dawes at Francie & Finch