On Wednesday, November 25, 2020, First Lady MK Pritzker announced the selection of Angela Jackson as the next Poet Laureate for the State of Illinois. Jackson is the fifth Illinoisan to hold the title, an honorary position selected by a committee of experts and subsequently appointed by the
Sarah M. Pritchard, the Northwestern University Dean of Libraries and the Charles Deering McCormick University Librarian, has announced the appointment of Parneshia Jones as the new director of Northwestern University Press (NUP) effective September 21. “Since joining NUP in 2003,” says
Northwestern University Press’s Fall 2020 catalog has been announced! Click here or on the jacket on our homepage to peruse our fall books. Front list highlights include poetry collections from Slam Poetry founder Marc Kelly Smith, returning NU poet Ellen Hagan, and Guggenheim and NEA grant-
Northwestern University Press, the University of Washington Press, the MIT Press, Cornell University Press, the Ohio State University Press, University of Chicago Press, and the Association of University Presses (AUPresses) join forces to expand the University Press Diversity Fellowship Program.
Through a generous grant from a joint project between the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Northwestern University Press is launching Northwestern Open, a first-of-its-kind digital initiative at the Press that provides free access to 46 previously out
“Incendiary Art: Poems,” a book of poems by Patricia Smith published by TriQuarterly Books/Northwestern University Press, has won the prestigious 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award.NU Press’s “Forest Primeval” by Vievee Francis won the same honor in 2017, making it the
Chicago Tribune architecture critic Blair Kamin reviews John Vinci: Life and Landmarks. You can read the full article here: http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/columnists/kamin/ct-met-architecture-books-kamin-1126-story.html
Hillary Miller has won the ATDS 2017 John W. Frick Book Award, which recognizes “outstanding works that expand and challenge the field of American theatre and drama” for Drop Dead: Performance in Crisis, 1970s New York.