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
The University of Nebraska Press is excited to announce its first virtual book tour of the West with Bison Books! Explore Western Literature from your home or on the road with “Virtually Bison Books”. Once described by many visitors as … Continue reading Introducing “Virtually Bison Books”
Martha Louise Hipp, PhD, is a retired psychologist and formerly served as psychologist for the Fremont County District 14 federally funded schools. She is a former president of the Colorado Psychological Association. Her book Sovereign Schools: How Shoshones and Arapahos Created … Continue reading From the Desk of Martha L. Hipp: Learning to Spell “Sovereignty”
John Clayton is author of The Cowboy Girl: The Life of Caroline Lockhart (Nebraska, 2007), which profiles the bestselling Western author, rodeo founder, newspaper owner, and homesteader Caroline Lockhart (1871-1962). The book was a finalist for a High Plains Book Award and … Continue reading From the Desk of John Clayton: Caroline Lockhart’s Legacy
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
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 … Continue reading Where in the West is Mark Spitzer?
This year the National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary and as the National Park Foundation said, “the Centennial is more than a birthday. We want people everywhere to embrace the opportunities to explore, learn, be inspired or simply have fun in their 407 … Continue reading From the desk of Paul Johnsgard #FindYourPark