Publicist Picks: Western Americana, a Publishing Icon, and Other June Books

Jackson Adams and Anna Weir are publicists at UNP. Today they share their thoughts about a couple upcoming titles they’re particularly excited about as readers. The books in this discussion will be published in June. Jackson Adams: I know it’s easy to feel exhausted by … Continue reading Publicist Picks: Western Americana, a Publishing Icon, and Other June Books

UNP author’s online writing studio builds a literary family for writers—no matter where they live

Melissa Fraterrigo is the founder and executive director of the Lafayette Writers’ Studio in Lafayette, Indiana. She is the author of a collection of short fiction, The Longest Pregnancy, and a novel, Glory Days (Nebraska, 2017). For more information about the author, visit melissafraterrigo.com. … Continue reading UNP author’s online writing studio builds a literary family for writers—no matter where they live

Patrick Madden at Home: On (not) Writing (much) and the Essayistic in Life

Patrick Madden is a professor at Brigham Young University. He is the author of the award-winning Sublime Physick: Essays (Nebraska, 2016) and Quotidiana: Essays (Nebraska, 2010), and coeditor, with David Lazar, of After Montaigne: Contemporary Essayists Cover the Essays. His essays have appeared in a variety … Continue reading Patrick Madden at Home: On (not) Writing (much) and the Essayistic in Life

Excerpt: The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916

The following is an excerpt from The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916 by Ingrid Dineen-Wimberly (October, 2019). The book is part of the Borderlands and Transcultural Studies series, a venue for the scholarly study of borderlands—of the encounters, intersections, … Continue reading Excerpt: The Allure of Blackness among Mixed-Race Americans, 1862-1916

From the Desks of Kyle Bladow and Jennifer Ladino: Confronting Climate Grief

Kyle Bladow is an assistant professor of Native American studies at Northland College. Jennifer Ladino is an associate professor of English at the University of Idaho. Their edited collection, Affective Ecocriticism: Emotion, Embodiment, Environment, is now available.    Confronting Climate Grief After the frightening ICC … Continue reading From the Desks of Kyle Bladow and Jennifer Ladino: Confronting Climate Grief