The University of Nebraska Press is proud to announce the winner of the Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry for 2021: Laura Bylenok and her manuscript Living Room. Bylenok will be awarded $2,000 for her winning collection and itwill be … Continue reading Announcing the Backwaters Prize in Poetry Winner
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a books life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Book Birthday to Meander Belt: Family, Loss, and Coming of Age in the Working-Class South (Nebraska, 2019) by M. Randal … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Meander Belt!
The following is an excerpt from The War Criminal’s Son: The Civil War Saga of William W. Winder by Jane Singer (May, 2019). Driven by Lincoln’s election on November 6, 1860, further irritating already inflamed sensibilities, ignoring the president’s pleas … Continue reading Excerpt: The War Criminal’s Son
The following is a post from Tracy Crow, author of Eyes Right: Confessions from a Woman Marine (Nebraska, 2012) and Red, White, and True: Stories from Veterans and Families, World War II to Present (Potomac Books, 2014), and editor of On Point: A Guide to Writing … Continue reading From the Desk of Tracy Crow: Everyone Has a Story #VeteransDay