Mark Spitzer is an associate professor of writing at the University of Central Arkansas. He is the author of more than twenty-five books, including Season of the Gar: Adventures in Pursuit of America’s Most Misunderstood Fish, Beautifully Grotesque Fish of the American West (Bison … Continue reading Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re saying Happy First Birthday to One Size Fits None (Nebraska, 2019) by Stephanie Anderson. About the Book: “Sustainable” has long been the rallying … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday One Size Fits None!
The following is an excerpt from In Defense of Farmers: The Future of Agriculture in the Shadow of Corporate Power (July 2019), edited by Jane W. Gibson and Sara E. Alexander. The book is part of the Our Sustainable Future series, which aims … Continue reading Excerpt: In Defense of Farmers
Earth Day is the largest civic-focused day of action in the world, encouraging humans to seriously consider the impact we have on the environment and to act—or change—accordingly. We encourage you to critically engage with emerging issues in social and … Continue reading Our Sustainable Future Beyond Earth Day
Mark Spitzer loves fish and he loves to fish. As a nationally known author (Seasons of the Gar, Return of the Gar), writing about fish and their issues is what he does best. In this blog series, Spitzer shares his experiences … Continue reading Where in the West is Mark Spitzer?
Books Crude Nation: How Oil Riches Ruined Venezuela Raúl Gallegos Highlighted in The Guardian: “Gallegos blends analysis with reportage, including a picaresque roadtrip with a Che Guevara lookalike—to show how Maduro inherited a mess and made it worse.” Doc, Donnie, … Continue reading News and Reviews
Stephanie Anderson is an instructor of English at Florida Atlantic University. She grew up on a ranch, has worked as a writer and photographer for the humanitarian aid organization Cross International, and served as an editor for the agricultural newspaper Tri-State … Continue reading From the Desk of Stephanie Anderson: A New Year’s Resolution Worth Keeping
Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a few upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in January. Anna Weir: Living so close to UNL’s campus, where agricultural research is … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Regenerative Farming, Journalism, and other January Books
I like to play matchmaker with the books we publish. Not matching books with other books, but I like to match books with my friends who really appreciate them. I surprised my friend Jessica with a signed copy of The Wheeling … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Book Matchmaker
When I was a kid, my mom regularly packed a pb&j on white bread sandwich—or perhaps a slice of processed cheese, also on white bread—in my lunch box. Kids were able to buy a pint of milk, maybe a bag … Continue reading The Director Dish