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Contingency, Exploitation, and Solidarity Wins CWPA Outstanding Book Award

Contingency, Exploitation, and Solidarity Wins CWPA Outstanding Book Award  Contingency, Exploitation, and Solidarity: Labor and Action in English Composition, edited by Seth Kahn, William B. Lalicker, and Amy Lynch-Biniek won the 2019 Outstanding Book Award from the Council of Writing Program Administrators! Presented every two years, the award recognizes an outstanding…

The Folkloresque on New Books Network

Michael Dylan Foster & Jeffrey Tolbert discuss their volume, The Folkloresque, and the  3 modes—integration, portrayal & parody—for analyzing how folklore is used in pop culture, commercial & mass-market contexts, woth Rachel Hopkin on the New Books Network Folklore channel. Listen here.  

Legend Tripping wins the 2019 Brian McConnell Book Award!

Congratulations to Lynne McNeill and Elizabeth Tucker! Legend Tripping: A Contemporary Legend Casebook was awarded the 2019 Brian McConnell Book Award from the International Society for Contemporary Legend Research this weekend! (Libby Tucker accepting her award, courtesy ISCLR)  

Joyce Kinkead's CEL Video

Joyce Kinkead spoke to The Center for Engaged Learning at Elon University about what motivated her to write Researching Writing: An Introduction to Research Method.  

Michael Radelet on John Oliver

Michael Radelet, author of The History of the Death Penalty in Colorado, is featured on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver's episode on lethal Injection.   

Radical Writing Center Praxis chosen for the 2019 RMWCA Summer Book Club

Members of the Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association have selected Laura Greenfield’s new book Radical Writing Center Praxis: A Paradigm for Ethical Political Engagement for their upcoming 2019 RMWCA Summer Book Club. Read more in the RMWCA press release here. The RMWCA Summer Book Club began in 2018 with a…

Daniel H. Inouye and Distant Islands win honorable mention!

On April 6th, Daniel H. Inouye was awarded the 2018 The First Book Award Honorable Mention from the Immigration and Ethnic History Society for his book Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in New York City, 1876-1930s.

Christine Tulley on the Scholarly Kitchen

Check out Christine Tulley's recent guest post on the Scholarly Kitchen, Emerging Trends in the Academic Publishing Lifecycle! Christine is the author of How Writing Faculty Write: Strategies for Process, Product, and Productivity.

Network Sense wins the 2019 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award!

Network Sense, by Derek N. Mueller, co-published with CSU Open Press has received the 2019 CCCC Research Impact Award!

Distant Islands to be featured on NHK Japan

NHK Japan (Japan's national public broadcasting organization) will air a segment on Distant Islands during its daily morning radio show on February 12 at 7:30 am.     

Fire Management in the American West in Utne Reader

Excerpts from Fire Management in the American West, by Mark Hudson, are now up on Utne Reader: Ecological Implications of Fire Suppression The Industry of Forestry The Elimination of Fires in the United States  

Two Author Events Sat. Jan 26th!

The African-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Colorado Springs will be hosting Polly McLean for a talk about her new book, Remembering Lucile, at their quarterly meeting Saturday, 3:00 p.m. at The Family History Center at 150 Pine Ave.         The Japanese American Association of New York…

An interview with Gillian Cummings

Gillian Cummings, author of Center for Literary Publishing's 2018 Colorado Prize for Poetry winner The Owl Was a Baker's Daughter, is featured on rob mclennan's blog 12 or 20 (second series)!

Natalie Scenters-Zapico featured poet for 2019 Poetry Coalition

Natalie Scenters-Zapico, author of The Verging Cities, has been invited to be the featured poet for the 2019 Poetry Coalition. Each March, members present programming across the country on a theme of social importance. Programs range from publications to panels, readings, and other public events. This year's theme is "What…

Unitary Caring Science is an AJN Book of the Year award winner!

  Unitary Caring Science has been awarded third place in the 2018 AJN Book of the Year Awards in Nursing Education/Continuing Education/Professional Development. See the full press release here.

Polly McLean on KGNU's Connections

 Polly McLean, author of Remembering Lucile, was interviewed on Connections, KGNU's live call in show on Dec. 14th. Listen to the show here!

Arthur Hansen at Manzanar National Historic Site Tomorrow

On December 15th Arthur Hansen will present on his new book, Barbed Voices, at the Manzanar National Historic Site.

Polly McLean on Colorado Matters

Polly McLean talked to Ryan warned about her book Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family's Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High, Monday on Colorado Matters.

Durango Wolf Symposium, Nov. 29-30

Andrew Gulliford, coeditor of the The Last Stand of the Pack, and contributors Tom Compton and Mike Phillips are featured speakers at the Durango Wolf Symposium.

Nicole Wallack at Book Culture, 11/29

Join the discussion of Crafting Presence: The American Essay and the Future of Writing Studies with Nicole B. Wallack at Book Culture this Thursday at 7pm!

Polly McLean lecture Blair-Caldwell Library

CPolly McLean, author of Remembering Lucile: A Virginia Family's Rise from Slavery and a Legacy Forged a Mile High, presented her lecture 'We Know Because We Looked: Archiving the Black Past and Preserving the Future' to a full house at the Blair-Caldwell library on Sat. Nov. 10th. Her lecture was part…

Barbed Voices debuts at the Tattered Cover!

Arthur Hansen debuted his new book Barbed Voices at Tattered Cover LoDo on Sunday, Oct, 28th. A good time was had by alll...  

2 Finalists for the IWCA Outstanding Book Award!

Around the Texts of Writing Center Work and The Meaningful Writing Project are finalists for the 2018 IWCA Outstanding Book Award! Congrats to R. Mark Hall, Michele Eodice, Anne Ellen Geller, and Neal Lerner.

Michael Rosser on "Devil's Advocate"

Do you think it was gold that built Denver? Michael Rosser, author of A History of Mortgage Banking in the West, begs to differ on Devil's Advocate withJohn Caldara...  

The inaugural RMWCA Summer Book Club will feature Around the Texts of Writing Center Work

From: Clint Gardner, President Elect, Rocky Mountain Writing Centers AssociationDate: May 23RMWCA listserv The inaugural Rocky Mountain Writing Centers Association Summer Book Club will be reading Mark Hall’s Around the Texts of Writing Center Work: An Inquiry-Based Approach to Tutor Education. Our first meeting will be on June 28, 2018…

Beautiful Flesh wins Colorado Book Award!

Beautiful Flesh: A Body of Essays, edited by Stephanie G’Schwind and published by the Center for Literary Publishing at Colorado State University is the winner of the 2018 Colorado Book Award in Anthology. Congratuations to Stephanie and contributors Amy Butcher, Wendy Call, Steven Church, Sarah Rose Etter, Matthew Ferrence, Hester…

Jamie White-Farnham awarded the Excellence in Scholarship award from the University of Wisconsin-Superior

Congratulations to Jamie White-Farnham, who was awarded the Excellence in Scholarship award from the University of Wisconsin-Superior!  White-Farnham was given the award for the publication of Writing Program Architecture, and because she has “exemplified dedication to scholarship and tireless production of articles and presentations that meet the highest standards of…

UPC participates in Knowledge Unlatched

University Press of Colorado is participating in the fifth pledging round of Knowledge Unlatched (KU), the central platform for sustainable Open Access (OA) funding models. 5 of the press's titles have been selected to KU Select 2018. Knowledge Unlatched is a global crowd funding initiative supported by more than 500…

National Nurses Week Announcement!

In celebration of National Nurses Week, UPC is proud to announce the upcoming publication of Unitary Caring Science: Philosophy and Praxis of Nursing, by Jean Watson!