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
The 2022 Backwaters Prize in Poetry competition will be open April 1 through May 1. The winner will be awarded a $2,000 cash prize and the honorable mention will be awarded a $1,000 cash prize. Both winners will be awarded the publication … Continue reading The Backwaters Prize in Poetry competition Opens April 1!
The University of Nebraska Press is happy to announce that Christine Stewart-Nuñez, the 2019-2021 Poet Laureate of South Dakota, will be the judge for the 2022 Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry competition. Submissions will be accepted April 1 through May 1. The … Continue reading Announcing the Judge for the 2022 Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry
Join Larksong Writers Place for their event 6 Poets Read Outdoors on Thursday, October 7 from 4:00-5:30 p.m. at Larksong Writers Place on 1600 N. Cotner Blvd. Lincoln, NE. Six poets, including Marjorie Saiser and Grace Bauer, will be reading … Continue reading Upcoming Event: Grace Bauer & Marjorie Saiser at Larksong on Oct. 7
The following book is the 2020 Backwaters Prize in Poetry winner and will be available this fall from our imprint, Backwaters Press. Long Rules by Nathaniel Perry A book-length poem in six sections, Long Rules takes readers to five Trappist monasteries in … Continue reading New from Backwaters Press
Books The Forgotten Botanist in Publishers Weekly: “Brown is so successful in facilitating engagement with a forgotten figure that many will be deeply saddened by Lemmon’s last years; the energetic woman, for whom idleness was akin to death, suffered from … Continue reading News and Reviews
The following is from the University of Nebraska Press Spring 2021 Newsletter, i.e. Hilda Raz is a former editor of Prairie Schooner and was named the first Luschei Professor and Editor in the Department of English at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is the … Continue reading Why I Write: By Hilda Raz
The Modesto-Stanislaus Poetry Center will be featuring Indigo Moor, author of Everybody’s Jonesin’ for Something (Backwaters Press, 2021), and Jennifer K. Sweeney, author of Foxlogic, Fireweed (Backwaters Press, 2020), in their Second Tuesday Poetry reading event. The remote event is … Continue reading Indigo Moor and Jennifer K. Sweeney featured in Second Tuesday Poetry