From the Desk of Marilyn Irvin Holt: Writers are People Too

Marilyn Irvin Holt is an independent historian and writer. She is the author of several books, including Linoleum, Better Babies, and the Modern Farm Woman, 1890–1930 (Nebraska, 2006), The Orphan Trains: Placing Out in America (Nebraska, 1992), and her latest, Nebraska during the New Deal: The … Continue reading From the Desk of Marilyn Irvin Holt: Writers are People Too

Publicist Picks: Nebraska Writers, the Soviet Union and Jim Crow, and Other December Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in December. Jackson Adams: I recently read Carol Anderson’s One Person, No Vote, … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Nebraska Writers, the Soviet Union and Jim Crow, and Other December Books

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