The Journals: Management and Publishing Solutions department (J:MaPS) updates will inform you of the latest news including journal updates, editorial changes, and new issue releases. This edition features news from individual journals’ editors. James Wadley (Lincoln University), the editor of … Continue reading News from Journals
Kerry Fine, Michael K. Johnson, Rebecca M. Lush and Sara L. Spurgeon are the editors of Weird Westerns: Race, Gender, Genre (Nebraska, 2020). How We Got Weird Okay, we were always a little weird. But we hid it well. We … Continue reading How We Got Weird: Behind the Creation of Weird Westerns
Anna Weir has been a publicist at UNP since 2016 and chasing a fickle muse since 2007. Words are hard. This is something I’ve said for years—me, an English major, the bookish kid with the scribbled-in notebook, the girl with … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Words Are Hard
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?
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to Almost Yankees: The Summer of ’81 and the Greatest Baseball Team You’ve Never Heard Of by J. David Herman (Nebraska, … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to Almost Yankees
As we move forward through these uncertain times, we have all been affected in some way by COVID-19. Many of our authors have canceled events, book launches, and tours. Below is a list of authors that had to cancel in-person … Continue reading Canceled Events: Support Authors Online
The 2020 Backwaters Prize in Poetry competition will be open April 1 through May 15. 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!
Sidney Thompson teaches creative writing and African American literature at Texas Christian University. He is the author of You/Wee: Poems from a Father, Sideshow: Stories, and Follow the Angels, Follow the Doves (March 2020). Thompson has published his short fiction … Continue reading From the Desk of Sidney Thompson: How to Make Your Dreams Come True
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
Cather Studies presents new work about Willa Cather’s diverse writings (fiction, journalism, correspondence). Essays focus on her interesting relationships with other writers, the textual history of her works, as well as the cultural aesthetic and social contexts to her oeuvre. … Continue reading Willa Cather and the Arts