“Gonzales … proves himself a chronicler par excellence of nature—including of the human variety—in this excellent essay collection.”
Publishers Weekly

“This book sparkles with insights about the Emerald City. A fun and lively must-read.”
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Celebrating forty years of publishing great books.
Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for The Chemistry of Fire

Starred Review in Publishers Weekly for The Chemistry of Fire

“Gonzales, a former National Geographic feature writer, proves himself a chronicler par excellence of nature—including of the human variety—in this excellent essay collection.The psychological nuance and vivid detail throughout will dazzle readers.”—Publishers Weekly...

Announcing the Forthcoming Publication of Ozark Country

Announcing the Forthcoming Publication of Ozark Country

Published just days before America’s entry into World War II, Ozark Country is Otto Ernest Rayburn’s love letter to his adopted region. One of several chronicles of the Ozarks that garnered national attention during the Depression and war years, when many Americans craved stories about people and places seemingly untouched by the difficulties of the times, Rayburn’s colorful tour takes readers from the fictional village of Woodville into the backcountry of a region teeming with storytellers, ballad singers, superstitions, and home remedies.

New Lower Price on The First Twenty-Five

New Lower Price on The First Twenty-Five

312 pages, HardcoverMuch has been written about the historical desegregation of Little Rock Central High School by nine African American students in 1957. History has been silent, however, about the students who desegregated Little Rock’s five public junior high...

Now Available: Seattle Sports

Now Available: Seattle Sports

Seattle Sports: Play, Identity, and Pursuit in the Emerald City, edited by Terry Anne Scott, explores the vast and varied history of sports in this city where diversity and social progress are reflected in and reinforced by play. The work gathered here covers...

Submissions are Open for the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize

Submissions are Open for the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize

Every year, the University of Arkansas Press accepts submissions for the Miller Williams Poetry Series and from the books selected awards the $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize in the following summer. In February 2020, acclaimed poet Patricia Smith was named editor...

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Arab American poets.

The submission deadline for the 2022 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize is 15 April 2021.

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The submission deadline for the 2022 Miller Williams Poetry Prize is 30 Sep 2020.
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