“Gonzales … proves himself a chronicler par excellence of nature—including of the human variety—in this excellent essay collection.”
Winner of the 2020 CantoMundo Poetry Prize
Winner of the 2020 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize
The first new volume of fiction in more than a decade by beloved Arkansas writer Donald Harington.
More than a retelling of the origin story of a democracy born from an intimate connection with the land, this book wagers that socially responsible agrarian mythmaking should be a vital part of a food ethic of resistance.
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They Sought a Land, originally published in 1997 and now available in paperback, is the study of the rise and decline of a group of pioneers from the Carolinas who came to the Arkansas River Valley in the mid nineteenth century. Pisgah, as their settlement came to be...
“Reflective essays explore what it means to be human. Whether he’s swimming in an underwater cave or touring a NASA center in Huntsville, Alabama, ‘a kind of hillbilly heaven,’ these savvy essays are a pleasure. An appealing collection about all the ‘rough and joyful...
The University of Arkansas Press is delighted to announce the forthcoming publication of Better Living by Their Own Bootstraps: Black Women’s Activism in Rural Arkansas, 1914—1965, by Cherisse Jones-Branch. The book is the first major study to consider...
Shared Secrets: The Queer World of Newbery Medalist Charles J. Finger (forthcoming from the University of Arkansas Press, February 2021), is the story of British expatriate Charles Joseph Finger (1867–1941). For nearly a century, he was best known as an award-winning...
First published in 2016 as part of the University of Arkansas Press's Sport, Culture, and Society Series, the award-winning Separate Games, edited by David K. Wiggins and Ryan A. Swanson, is now available in paperback. Winner of the 2017 book award from the North...
Minuteman: A Technical History of the Missile That Defined American Nuclear Warfare (forthcoming from the University of Arkansas Press, February 2021), is a detailed history of the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile program. The Minuteman program has served...