Thomas Wolf has written numerous articles on baseball history and is the coauthor of Midnight Assassin: A Murder in America’s Heartland. The Called Shot: Babe Ruth, the Chicago Cubs, and the Unforgettable Major League Baseball Season of 1932 is now available. On … Continue reading From the Desk of Thomas Wolf: Starting with a Convict, Compassion, and the Cubs
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?
The following is a press release from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Four University of Nebraska Medical Center physicians who also have roles in the Global Center for Health Security at UNMC/Nebraska Medicine, recently released a free book available … Continue reading Med Center faculty release free book on quarantine and isolation
Robert Vivian is a professor of English and creative writing at Alma College in Michigan and teaches as a core faculty member in the low-residency MFA program at the Vermont College of Fine Arts. He is the author of four … Continue reading From the Desk of Robert Vivian: Be Willing to Get Carried Away
The University of Nebraska Press is happy to announce that Matt Mason, the current Nebraska State Poet, will be the judge for the 2020 Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry competition. Submissions will be accepted April 1 through May 15. The … Continue reading Announcing the Judge for the 2020 Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry
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 author of Mari Sandoz and Letters of Mari Sandoz. Helen Winter Stauffer led an extraordinary life … Continue reading Remembering Helen Winter Stauffer
Born in Cuba in 1964, Enrique Martínez Celaya majored in applied physics at Cornell University and pursued a PhD in quantum electronics at the University of California, Berkeley, where he was supported by a fellowship from the Brookhaven National Laboratory. … Continue reading Art and the Contemporary World: Enrique Martínez Celaya
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Standing Up to Colonial Power: The Lives of Henry Roe and Elizabeth Bender Cloud by Renya K. Ramirez! About … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday Standing Up to Colonial Power!
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
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