UNP staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. “I finished Either/Or by Elif Batuman last week. It’s chock-full … Continue reading January Staff Reading List
We’re pleased to share our new Spring / Summer 2023 seasonal catalog! Browse the online version to see forthcoming titles from Nebraska, Bison Books, Potomac Books, the Jewish Publication Society, and The Backwaters Press. Visit our NetGalley page for a … Continue reading Introducing the Spring / Summer 2023 Seasonal Catalog
As we come to a close on this year, we’re excited to share a preview of some of our forthcoming 2023 books. Continental Reckoning by Elliott West Continental Reckoning (Nebraska, February) presents a sweeping narrative of the American West and … Continue reading Books to Watch out for in 2023
Ted Kooser, U.S. poet laureate (2004–6) and winner of the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry, is an emeritus presidential professor of English at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. He is the author of dozens of books, including Kindest Regards: New and Selected … Continue reading Excerpt: Cotton Candy
Congratulations to two UNP authors who were recognized for their work! Black Snake: Standing Rock, the Dakota Access Pipeline, and Environmental Justice (Bison Books, 2021) by Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys won in the First Book Award category. The Track the Whales … Continue reading High Plains Book Award Winners: Katherine Wiltenburg Todrys & Marjorie Saiser
The University of Nebraska Press is proud to announce the winner of the Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry for 2022: Laura Reece Hogan of Los Angeles, California, and her manuscript Butterfly Nebula. Hogan will be awarded $2,000 for her winning … Continue reading Announcing the 2022 Backwaters Prize in Poetry Winner
Visit two local bookstores in the Lincoln and Omaha area on Saturday, June 4, 2022 for two UNP author events! Francie & Finch Bookshop (Lincoln, NE) welcomes poets Marjorie Saiser and Tyler Jacobs in presenting their newest books, The Track … Continue reading Upcoming Events: Marjorie Saiser and Eileen Wirth at Local Bookstores
SAVE 50% on over a thousand different titles from our rich and capacious backlist. From Native American History to Latin American Studies, from Military History to African Poetry, from books on the Great Plains to the literature of the American West, there’s … Continue reading Summer Reading Sale!
We’re pleased to share our new Fall / Winter 2022 seasonal catalog! Browse the online version to see forthcoming titles from Nebraska, Bison Books, Potomac Books, the Jewish Publication Society, and Backwaters Press! Visit our NetGalley page for a select … Continue reading Introducing the Fall / Winter 2022 Seasonal Catalog!
The submission period for the Backwaters Press yearly poetry prize begins today, April 1, and ends May 1. Guidelines for the prize series can be found here. The judge for the 2022 contest is Christine Stewart-Nuñez, South Dakota poet laureate from … Continue reading The 2022 Backwaters Prize in Poetry competition is now open