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Learn about University of Minnesota Press upcoming author events, book awards, book reviews, Press news, key publicity and media contacts, presskits, and how to sign up for media alerts.

Press Contacts

Heather Skinner
Publicist and Assistant Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 627-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
Phone: (612) 627-1936

Press Releases

Jan 26, 2015
The Essential Ellen Willis a Finalist for a National Book Critics Circle Award
Nov 10, 2014
The University of Minnesota Press is pleased to announce the launch of the first three titles in its new Forerunners: Ideas First initiative: The Anthrobscene, by Jussi Parikka; Aesop’s Anthropology: A Multispecies Approach, by John Hartigan Jr.; and Mediators: Aesthetics, Politics, and the City, by Reinhold Martin.
Aug 01, 2014
Jason Weidemann succeeds Richard Morrison

Press Clips

Jan 19, 2015
UConn Today
Kenneth Best from UConn Today interview's Katharine Capshaw, author of 'Civil Rights Childhood'
Jan 18, 2015
Duluth News Tribune
See the city as it once was—a pictorial history of the trolleys that traversed Twin Cities neighborhoods.
Jan 16, 2015
New Books Network
Carla Nappi from New Books Network interviews Steven Shaviro, author of 'The Universe of Things: On Speculative Realism'