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?
This week the University of Nebraska Press will be at the annual Association of Writers and Writing Programs Conference (AWP), and we’re exited to host several authors in our booths to celebrate and sign their newest creative works. Visit us … Continue reading #AWP20 Preview
Given the recent news cycle, we would like to highlight four fantastic, timely books about Iran published under our Potomac Books imprint. If you want to educate yourself and gain a new perspective, these are the titles for you. … Continue reading Books on Iran
As people who spend a lot of time reading, editing, designing, marketing, and otherwise thinking about books, many of us at UNP can think of no greater or more meaningful gift than a book. For this staff reading list, we … Continue reading Staff Reading List: The Gift of Reading
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 … Continue reading Where in the Monster Fish World is Mark Spitzer?
Christopher Thornton is a professor of writing at Zayed University in the United Arab Emirates. He has worked as a special correspondent to the U.S. State Department’s International Information Program, writing feature stories on Arab and Muslim life in the United … Continue reading From the Desk of Christopher Thornton: The Real Iran
The following is an excerpt from Low Mountains or High Tea: Misadventures in Britain’s National Parks (September 2019) by adventurer, mountaineer, and travel writer Steve Sieberson. His last book was The Naked Mountaineer: Misadventures of an Alpine Traveler (Nebraska, 2014). Our map … Continue reading Excerpt: Low Mountains or High Tea
Rick Bailey is a retired English instructor who taught writing for thirty-eight years at Henry Ford Community College in Michigan. He is the author of American English, Italian Chocolate: Small Subjects of Great Importance (Nebraska, 2017) and the newest, The Enjoy Agenda: At Home and … Continue reading From the Desk of Rick Bailey: This American Smile
Early Modern Cultural Studies is an interdisciplinary series that examines a wide range of aesthetic works and moments in their original cultural milieu. The series is interested in questions about a rapidly changing world where politics, religion, national identity, and gender … Continue reading Series Update: Early Modern Cultural Studies
The following has been excerpted from American English, Italian Chocolate: Small Subjects of Great Importance by Rick Bailey (July 2017). Flip-Flops and the Leaning Tower of Pisa . . . Clogs and I were not made for each other. I … Continue reading EXCERPT: American English, Italian Chocolate