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When an Issue of a Newspaper Is a Poem

An anthology’s new edition includes poetry sometimes so experimental that it may not seem poetry, at all.

2012 PROSE Awards

Peter Brown’s Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD (Princeton University Press) took the highest honor, the R.R. Hawkins Award, at the PROSE awards handed out yesterday at the annual conference of the Association of American…

New Director Named at U. of Pittsburgh Press

Peter Kracht, now UPP’s editorial director, will succeed Cynthia Miller as director next month.

A Snipe at U. Presses—and a Response

Unkind remarks by Grove/Atlantic CEO Morgan Entrekin are countered by Peter Givler, the executive director of the Association of American University Presses,

Jumping Into the Field at the Deep End

Four accounts of the at-times befuddling and even dangerous nature of ethnographic research.

Mapping the Influence of University Presses

The Association of American University Presses has debuted a new interactive map to chart presses’ influence.

Academics Among Winners of 2012 National Book Awards

The poet David Ferry triumphs in poetry, and William Alexander in young-adult literature.

Words Fail Us

Oxford University Press chooses the blandest of technospeak for its U.S. word of the year.

David Perry to Retire From U. of North Carolina Press

The editor-in-chief will step down after 34 years with the publisher.

My Daily Read: Donald P. Green

The Columbia University political scientist is awash in campaign news but finds time to keep up with the latest word in woodworking.
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