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April 16th, 2017

Henry Israeli’s poetry collections are god’s breath hovering across the waters (Four Way Books: 2016), Praying to the Black Cat (Del Sol: 2010), and New Messiahs (Four Way Books: 2002). He is also the translator of three books by Albanian poet Luljeta Lleshanaku and founder and editor of Saturnalia Books. Israeli reads, with poets Michael Robins and...

Reading Is Critical
April 16th, 2017

Eliot Weinberger is a contemporary American writer, essayist, editor, and translator. His work regularly appears in translation and has been published in more than thirty languages.

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April 15th, 2017

Since its inception in 1967, the Pitt Poetry Series has been a vehicle for America’s finest contemporary poets. The series list includes Poet Laureate Billy Collins, Toi Derricotte, Denise Duhamel, Lynn Emanuel, Bob Hicok, Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize winner Ted Kooser, Larry Levis, Sharon Olds, Alicia Suskin Ostriker, Virgil Suárez,...

April 15th, 2017

Ravi Shankar  is founding editor of Drunken Boat, one of the world’s oldest electronic journals of the arts, and co-editor of The Golden Shovel Anthology: New  Poems Honoring Gwendolyn Brooks. Shankar discusses Andal: The Autobiography of a Goddess, in conversation with Whitney Cox, Sat. 4/14 3pm at the Co-op.

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Bibliographies
April 14th, 2017

The University of Minnesota Press is recognized internationally for its innovative, boundary-breaking editorial program in the humanities and social sciences and as publisher of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI), the most widely used objective tests of personality in the world. Minnesota also maintains as part of its mission a strong commitment to...

April 13th, 2017

One of the largest publishers in the United States, the Johns Hopkins University Press combines traditional books and journals publishing units with cutting-edge service divisions that sustain diversity and independence among nonprofit, scholarly publishers, societies, and associations.

From "Letter to Susan in Seattle" from ...

April 13th, 2017

No press has published more books by and about Walt Whitman than the University of Iowa Press. I’ve had a close connection to the Press since 1984, when it was re-organized and upgraded by the university. That’s when Paul Zimmer was hired as director. I had become immersed in the study of Whitman by that time and was in close touch with major Whitman...

April 12th, 2017

Walt Whitman tapped into American culture in surprising ways to construct a radical new kind of writing. Books in the University of Iowa Press's Iowa Whitman Series celebrate and explore his influence on modern and contemporary writers in America and around the world. 

From Section 25 of ...

April 11th, 2017

The University of Nebraska Press celebrated its 75th anniversary in 2016. During those 75 years the Press has grown to be the largest university press located between Chicago and California. It publishes both books (with more than 6,000 titles still in print and an additional 150 new titles each year) and journals (with nearly 30 different journals being published each year). The...

April 10th, 2017

New Issues Editor and poet William Olsen on the first book of poetry he selected for the press. Learn more about New Issues here

"I remember breaking the news of a book acceptance to Jericho Brown, the first book of poetry I...