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Press Contacts

Heather Skinner
Publicist and Assistant Marketing Manager
presspr@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
eph@umn.edu
Phone: (612) 301-1936

Press Releases

Oct 13, 2016
Two books, Positively Main Street and Highway 61 Revisited, dig into the singer's storied career and Minnesota roots
 
Aug 23, 2016
The Senator Next Door will be available Sept. 1
 
Jul 19, 2016
This two-day symposium explores the practices and sociopolitical implications of contemporary museology
This two-day symposium on November 20-21, 2016, features University of Minnesota Press authors Timothy Morton, Cary Wolfe, and Arseny Zhilyaev.

Press Clips

Apr 14, 2017
Star Tribune
Dudley Riggs had to run away from the circus to join his home with the rest of us. In his new memoir, “Flying Funny,” Riggs carries us from his somewhat Oliver Twist-ish past to his current status as a fabled founder of American improvisational comedy/satire with the Dudley Riggs Brave New Workshop.
Apr 12, 2017
Star Tribune
Twenty-two years after "Patty Jane's House of Curl," Lorna Landvik revisits her plucky crew of talented misfits and smitten lovers in a heartwarming stand-alone sequel.
Apr 07, 2017
Inside Higher Ed
Manifold, a hybrid publishing platform created by the U of Minnesota Press and CUNY’s Graduate Center, launches in beta form with features supporting experimental scholarly work.