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April 25th, 2017

Michael Parker is Visiting Professor in English Literature, Oxford Brookes University, and a writer and lecturer. With Aleksandra Parker,...

April 24th, 2017

The Press traces its origins to 1915, when Edmond Meany's Governors of Washington, Territorial and State was issued. The first book to bear the University of Washington Press imprint, an edition of The Poems of Henry Howard, Earl of Surrey edited by Frederick M. Padelford, appeared in 1920. Since that time the Press has published approximately 4,400...

April 23rd, 2017

From “Eupalinos” from Dialogues by Paul Valéry (1989) 

“…and I know even better, by my very certain experience, that our souls can, in the very heart of time, make for themselves sanctuaries impenetrable to duration, eternal in their...

April 23rd, 2017

Founded in 1935, LSU Press quickly established itself as one of the nation’s outstanding scholarly presses and continues to garner national and international accolades, including four Pulitzer Prizes. For over 80 years, LSU Press has published significant works of scholarship and preserved Louisiana's history and culture....

April 22nd, 2017

Charles Borkhuis’ eight collections of poems include: Disappearing Acts [Chax] and Alpha Ruins (Bucknell U.), selected by Fanny Howe as a finalist for the W.C. Williams Award. Dead Ringer (BlazeVOX) is forthcoming...

Reading Is Critical
April 21st, 2017

 

By publishing serious works that contribute to a global understanding of human affairs, Yale University Press aids in the discovery and dissemination of light and truth, lux et veritas, which is a central purpose of Yale University. The publications of the Press are books and other materials that further scholarly investigation, advance interdisciplinary inquiry,...

April 21st, 2017

 

The Made in Michigan Writers Series is devoted to highlighting the works of distinguished statewide writers to showcase Michigan's diverse voices. The series publishes poetry, creative nonfiction, short fiction, and essays by Michigan writers with the aim of encouraging the recognition of the state's artistic and cultural heritage throughout Michigan, the Midwest, and the...

April 19th, 2017

From its inception, Northwestern University Press has been at the forefront in publishing important works of scholarship as well as quality works of fiction, drama, nonfiction, and poetry. Prestigious authors first published by Northwestern University Press have been the recipients of numerous prizes, including the Nobel Prize in Literature and the National...

April 18th, 2017

Magnificently great about poetry is that its action is like other actions. It stands not as an isolated, esoteric activity but as a formal and substantive essentializing of all action. The ice-skater cuts formal figures in which the precision of execution is a high value, or she emerges clownish on the ice and imitates the hilarious sloppy falls we all sometimes commit; the...

April 17th, 2017


Established in 1949, the University of Notre Dame Press is the largest Catholic university press in the world, and a scholarly publisher of distinguished books in a number of academic disciplines; in poetry and fiction; and in areas of interest to general readers. The Press publishes forty to fifty books annually and maintains a robust backlist in print. Its series...