In Apple, Tree: Writers on Their Parents (September, 2019), editor Lise Funderburg gathers twenty-five outstanding writers to deftly explore a trait they’ve inherited from a parent, reflecting on how it affects the lives they lead today. In a starred-review, Publishers Weekly called … Continue reading Writers Talking about Their Parents on Tour
Winner of the Western Literature Association Distinguished Achievement Award, Mary Clearman Blew is back with a new kind of Western story in her novel, Sweep Out the Ashes (Bison Books, 2019). Set in 1970s Verailles, Montana, it reveals that what we … Continue reading New from Mary Clearman Blew
Books Three Seconds in Munich: The Controversial 1972 Olympic Basketball Final David A. F. Sweet Praise from Publishers Weekly: “Sportswriter Sweet presents this clear-eyed account of the scandalous end to the 1972 Olympic men’s basketball final… Sweet’s excellent reporting sheds light … Continue reading News and Reviews
Readers are already talking about some of our forthcoming Fall books! Preview the following September books on NetGalley today and pre-order your own copy with UNP or your local bookstore. APPLE, TREE: WRITERS ON THEIR PARENTS Nonfiction Book Review: Apple, … Continue reading New this Fall!
This July will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. In celebration of this enormous milestone the University of Nebraska Press is offering a 50% discount on its celebrated spaceflight books. From the unsung heroes of mission … Continue reading News and Reviews
Announcing the new Sandoz Studies series and the publication of its first book. Edited by Renée M. Laegreid and Shannon D. Smith, Sandoz Studies, Volume 1: Women in the Writings of Mari Sandoz, is the first volume of the Sandoz … Continue reading New Series: Sandoz Studies
Book Birthdays celebrate one year of a book’s life in tweets, reviews, and more. This month we’re celebrating the First Book Birthday for The Shell Game: Writers Play with Borrowed Forms by Kim Adrian! About the Book: Within the recent explosion of … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday to The Shell Game!
Rosemary Sekora is the publicity manager at UNP and not a poet. The New York Times Magazine featured Tracy K. Smith, the U.S. poet laureate and her mission to bring poems to the masses as an antidote to the current toxic … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Poets Supporting Poets
Jeffrey D. Anderson (PhD, University of Chicago) is Professor of Anthropology at Hobart and William Smith Colleges. For the past thirty years he has conducted or collaborated fieldwork, archival studies, and applied research on the language, culture, and history of … Continue reading From the Desk of Jeffrey Anderson: Wind River and Cultural Representations
The AWP Conference & Bookfair begins this week in Tampa! Visit the University of Nebraska Press at booth 535 & 537, Thursday through Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For a full overview of the conference, visit awpwriter.org. And … Continue reading #AWP18 Preview