Suzanne Roberts is the author of Animal Bodies: On Death, Desire, and Other Difficulties (Nebraska, 2022), Bad Tourist: Misadventures in Love and Travel (Nebraska, 2020), and Almost Somewhere: Twenty-Eight Days on the John Muir Trail (Bison Books, 2012), and four collections of poetry. Visit her … Continue reading From the Desk of Suzanne Roberts: There’s No Such Thing as Writer’s Block, Writing Inspiration in 6 Easy Tips
The following is from James W. Johnson, author of The Black Bruins: The Remarkable Lives of UCLA’S Jackie Robinson, Woody Strode, Tom Bradley, Kenny Washington, and Ray Bartlett (February 2018). Johnson is professor emeritus of journalism at the University of Arizona in Tucson. Great … Continue reading From the Desk of James Johnson: Great Reads Begin with Great Research
Anna Weir is a highly-caffeinated publicist at UNP. School is back in session, pumpkin spice lattes have returned, and the South Dakota Humanities Council is once again celebrating Great Plains literature with the South Dakota Festival of Books. It’s the … Continue reading South Dakota Festival of Books preview
Ann Baker is the manager of EDP. In the world of scholarly publishing, just like all communication, precision is important. Countless books have been written on the subject, in an apparently futile effort to help humanity’s struggle with the need … Continue reading Appositives, Restrictives, and Commas: A Fairy Tale of Sorts
Ann Baker is the manager of EDP (Editorial, Design, and Production) and it has taken her more than twenty years of professional copyediting to overcome her own personal fear of the semi-colon. Raise your hand if you don’t know when … Continue reading The Mysterious Who vs. Whom . . . Isn’t!