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Working @ Home

Working @ Home

The University of Arkansas Press continues to operate as staff work from home. Please review our staff listing and feel free to get in touch via email with any questions. Submissions of all types are open. Submissions for the 2021 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, edited by...

University of Arkansas Press shipping update

University of Arkansas Press shipping update

Due to the impact of COVID-19, the governor of Illinois has issued a stay-at-home order for the entire state, beginning Saturday, March 21, 2020. The Chicago Distribution Center, which distributes books for the University of Arkansas Press, has therefore closed its...

Two reviews for Defending the American Way of  Life

Two reviews for Defending the American Way of Life

  “The machinations of the role of sport throughout America’s Cold War battles is both familiar and unexplored territory, something that this fine edited collection makes clear. With this set of probing essays, the editors Toby C. Rider and Kevin B. Witherspoon...

Working @ Home

The University of Arkansas Press remains open.

  Life in our community, much as it is around the world, feels like a dramatically altered state, and we understand how unsettling the uncertainty can be. As in-person classes and gatherings on our campus come to a halt and plans to travel and coordinate events...

Jose Padua interviewed at Rain Taxi

Jose Padua interviewed at Rain Taxi

“A Short History of Monsters explodes like a cluster bomb of hilarious, acerbic, menacing, satirical, clear-eyed, and self-effacing poetry that uncomfortably lays bare Washington, DC poet Jose Padua’s experiences growing up as a Filipino in a white world and an...

AWP 2020 San Antonio – Book Signings

AWP 2020 San Antonio – Book Signings

  JUDY HALEBSKY Spring and a Thousand Years (Unabridged) FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 1:00-2:00 JAYSON IWEN Roze & 8/ud FRIDAY, MARCH 6, 2:30-3:30 ANGIE MAZAKIS I Was Waiting to See What You Would Do First SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1:00-2:00   See you there!

Patricia Smith Named Editor of Miller Williams Poetry Series

Patricia Smith Named Editor of Miller Williams Poetry Series

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Acclaimed poet Patricia Smith has been named series editor for the Miller Williams Poetry Series and will select the winner and finalists of the annual $5,000 Miller Williams Poetry Prize. Smith is the author of seven books of poetry and the...

Inventing Authenticity reviewed in The Journal of Southern History

  “Unfurls a series of fresh insights…. this book uses a niche text—the recipe headnote—to weigh in on a debate that is not going anywhere anytime soon: what is the South, and who is southern?” —Camille Bégin, The Journal of Southern History, August...

Forging Communities wins ASFS Book Award

Forging Communities wins ASFS Book Award

Forging Communities: Food and Representation in Medieval and Early Modern Southwestern Europe, edited by Montserrat Piera has won the 2019 book award, best edited collection, from the Association for the Study of Food and Society. Forging Communities explores the...

Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda Wins Award From Design Research Group

Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda Wins Award From Design Research Group

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda: Architectural Inquiries and Prospects for a Developing African City by Korydon H. Smith and Tomà Berlanda has been named the winner of the 2019 Great Places Award by the Environmental Design Research Association. The...