Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP. Follow her on Twitter for bookish content and photos of her puppy. Last month, I posted a little tweet consisting of seasonal catalog stats from the upcoming 2020 spring/summer season: Inside the @UnivNebPress … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: New Year, New Books
The following was originally published in the University of Nebraska Press Fall 2019 Newsletter, i.e. Lise Funderburg is a writer, editor, and a lecturer in creative writing at the University of Pennsylvania. Funderburg’s collection of oral histories, Black, White, Other: … Continue reading Behind the Book: A Q&A with Lise Funderburg
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 Announcing the Fall Sale!
The University of Nebraska Press adopted Cooper Park to help clean, preserve, and maintain it throughout the year. UNP’s first park clean-up was Friday, August 30, from 9 to 11 a.m. The Press chose this date to help begin the … Continue reading Cooper Park
This year Heartland Fall Forum is in Cleveland, Ohio from Oct. 2-4. HFF is the premiere gathering place for those interested in independent bookstores throughout the Midwest. Hosted jointly by the Midwest Independent Booksellers Association and the Great Lakes Independent Booksellers Association. UNP … Continue reading Heartland Fall Forum 2019
UNP is proud to announce the winner of the Backwaters Press Prize in Poetry for 2019: Jennifer Sweeney of Redlands, California and her manuscript Foxlogic, Fireweed. Her collection follows a sequence of five physical and emotional terrains—floodplain, coast, desert, … Continue reading Announcing the Backwaters Prize in Poetry Winner for 2019
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to African American Officers in Liberia: A Pestiferous Rotation, 1910–1942 (Potomac Books, 2018) by Brian G. Shellum. About the Book: African … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to African American Officers in Liberia
The Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology series consists of critical studies of key aspects of the history of anthropology. The series aims for a balance between the reflexivity of contemporary theory and the historicism which has long been the … Continue reading Series Update: Critical Studies in the History of Anthropology
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. July Staff Reading List The Magic Mountain Thomas … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP and enjoys helping people who are kind to publicists, dogs, and those who work in customer service. Like many marketing departments, we’ve tried to keep up with the times of social media and … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Did You Know?