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Herndon Davis DPL exhibit now open

Herndon Davis: Journalist and Painter at the Denver Public Library opened today with a reception and talk by Craig Leavitt and Thomas J Noel. The exhibit runs through August 31, 2016. This exhibit includes elections from the rich Herndon Davis (1901-1962) collection found in the Western History and Genealogy Department…

Day of Remembrance Schedule of Events

February 19 marks the 74th anniversary of the signing of Executive Order 9066

Natalie Scenters-Zapico wins the NACCS-Tejas Foco Best Poetry Book of 2015!

Congratulations to Natalie Scenters-Zapico, who has won the NACCS-Tejas Foco Best Poetry Book of 2015 for The Verging Cities! The award ceremony will be held at a luncheon on Friday, February 19, 2016, at the National Association of Chicana & Chicano Studies-Tejas Foco in Houston, TX.  

Jacqueline Rhodes & Jonathan Alexander win the 2016 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Book Award!

Congratulations to Jacqueline Rhodes and Jonathan Alexander, winners of the 2016 CCCC Lavender Rhetorics Award for Excellence in Queer Scholarship’s Book Award for Techne: Queer Meditations on Writing the Self! This award is given to the book, article, and dissertation "that best make queer interventions into the study of composition and rhetoric. Works…

Karen Jones on Access Utah

Listen to Karen Jones's delightful interview about her book, Epiphany in the Wilderness, on Access Utah:

Natalie Scenters-Zapico wins the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award!

Congratulations to Natalie Scenters-Zapico, winner of the Great Lakes Colleges Association New Writers Award for her 2015 book of poetry, The Verging Cities! Excerpt from the judges' statements: "Natalie Scenters-Zapico's poems in The Verging Cities travel back and forth across the borders of El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, across the gritty,…

Still Life with Rhetoric wins the 2016 CCCC Advancement of Knowledge Award!

Congratulations to Laurie Gries, whose Still Life with Rhetoric has won the 2016 Conference on College Composition and Communication Advancement of Knowledge Award! The Advancement of Knowledge Award is presented annually for the empirical research publication in the previous two years that most advances writing studies.

Don't miss Jim Steenburgh's talks on Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth

Jim Steenburgh will be speaking in November and December about his book Secrets of the Greatest Snow on Earth: Weather, Climate Change, and Finding Deep Powder in Utah's Wasatch Mountains and around the World, published by Utah State University Press! Details about upcoming engagements can be found below:   NOVEMBER 12, 7:00pm…

The Logan Notebooks wins the 2015 Utah Book Award for Poetry!

Congratulations to Rebecca Lindenberg! The Logan Notebooks has won the Utah Book Award for poetry. The Utah Book Award was established by the Salt Lake City Public Library to honor exceptional achievements by Utah writers and to recognize outstanding literature written with a Utah theme or setting. More information about the…

Rebecca Lindenberg giving poetry reading tonight in Denver!

Rebecca Lindberg, author of The Logan Notebooks, will read her poetry at 7pm tonight in the Tivoli Student Union on the Auraria campus in Denver, room Tivoli 640 (Zenith). This event is free and open to everyone! Details can be found here.

THE LOGAN NOTEBOOKS has been shortlisted for the Utah Book Award

Congratulations, Rebecca Lindenberg! The Logan Notebooks has been shortlisted for the 2015 Utah Book Award for poetry. The winner will be announced on Thursday, October 22 at 7:00pm at the Salt Lake City Public Library (Main Library Level 4 Conference Room), with a reception at 6:30pm.      

USUP and UPC featured in Huffington Post

Check out Anis Shivani's Huffington Post spotlight on exciting new fall 2015 titles from Utah State University Press and the University Press of Colorado!

Congratulations to Edward M. White, Norbert Elliot, and Irvin Peckham!

On the evening of Thursday, October 1, at the 2015 Council for Programs in Technical and Scientific Communication annual meeting, USUP editor Michael Spooner accepted the 2015 CPTSC Award for Excellence in Program Assessment on behalf of Edward M. White, Norbert Elliot, and Irvin Peckham, for their book Very Like…

Ethan Schmidt Memorial Fund

An education fund has been arranged for Ethan Schmidt's three children. We encourage you to make a donation, which can be done here.

Very Like a Whale wins the 2015 CPTSC Award for Excellence in Program Assessment!

Congratulations to Edward M. White, Norbert Elliot, and Irvin Peckham! This award recognizes outstanding contributions that individuals, collaborators, or teams have made to program assessment in technical and scientific communication, and is made for excellence in research. It will be presented at the CPTSC Annual Conference on Thursday evening, October 1,…