Books Better Times: Short Stories Sara Batkie Starred review from Publishers Weekly: “In this remarkable collection, Batkie creates strong, evocative imagery with economy and precision. She elevates both the common and uncommon experiences of her characters, resulting in something quite extraordinary.” … Continue reading News and Reviews
Awards Black Jesus and Other Superheroes Venita Blackburn Finalist for the 2018 Young Lions Fiction Award: “The Young Lions Fiction Award not only celebrates the rising stars in the world of literature, it also ensures that readers can look forward … Continue reading News and Reviews
Part of a comprehensive catalog of the International Quilt Study Center and Museum collection, American Quilts in the Industrial Age, 1760–1870: The International Quilt Study Center and Museum Collections (February 2018) highlights the dazzling designs and intricate needlework of America’s treasured material culture. From whole cloth to … Continue reading A Closer Look at American Quilts in the Industrial Age
Tayler Lord and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP who share a cubicle and cannot stop talking about books (or the much-awaited fall weather, for that matter). Today they also share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Early Modern Culture, Quilting, and Other Early 2018 Books
As the largest and most diversified press between Chicago and California, the University of Nebraska Press is best known for publishing works in Native studies, history, sports, anthropology, geography, American studies, and creative works. In celebration of the press’s seventy-fifth anniversary, the staff has selected … Continue reading 75 Significant Books, Part Six
Erica Corwin is the Electronic Marketing Coordinator at UNP. Summer might be swimming and barbecue season for some people, but it’s garage sale season for me. Earlier this summer, I bought an envelope containing vintage quilt and crochet patterns without really … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Birds and flowers and states, oh my!