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AFS 2023

USU press 01Welcome to the Utah State University Press
2023 American Folklore Society virtual booth!

Below please find links to all new and soon-to-be published titles from USUP that are debuting this year, and we are offering a special 50% discount* on all folklore titles, so be sure to stock up! Just fill your shopping cart and use promo code AFS23 at checkout.
*Discount expires Nov. 30, 2022. Please note books that are not-yet-published will backorder, with estimated publication dates subject to change.

If you have a project you want to talk to us about, just reach out to Rachael Levay at . If you have questions about this offer, title availability, or the website, please email Beth Svinarich at .

New and upcoming titles:

Chuj (Mayan) Narratives

Folklore, History, and Ethnography from Northwestern Guatemala

Clever Maids, Fearless Jacks, and a Cat

Fairy Tales from a Living Oral Tradition

Different Drummers

Military Culture and Its Discontents

Dread and Delight

Fairy Tales in an Anxious World

Legend Tripping

A Contemporary Legend Casebook

North American Monsters

A Contemporary Legend Casebook

Slender Man Is Coming

Creepypasta and Contemporary Legends on the Internet

Still, the Small Voice

Narrative, Personal Revelation, and the Mormon Folk Tradition

The Folklorist in the Marketplace

Conversations at the Crossroads of Vernacular Culture and Economics

The Kiss of Death

Contagion, Contamination, and Folklore

The Meaning of Folklore

The Analytical Essays of Alan Dundes


Rethinking Poetics, Pandemics, and the Politics of Knowledge

Unruly Audience

Folk Interventions in Popular Media

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