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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

Apr 13, 2015
Shapiro is author of 'THE LURE OF THE NORTH WOODS'
The Midwestern History Association today announced the winner of its annual Jon Gjerde Prize for the best book authored on a Midwestern history topic during a calendar year. The honor was conferred upon Aaron Shapiro for his book entitled The Lure of the North Woods: Cultivating Tourism in the Upper Midwest (University of Minnesota Press, 2013). The award will be presented on April 17th at the annual meeting of the Midwestern History Association, which will take place in St. Louis in conjunction with the Organization of American Historians annual meeting.
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.

Press Clips

Mar 27, 2015
On Being with Krista Tippett
On Being with Krista Tippett conversation with Bruce Kramer
Mar 23, 2015
Prison Radio
Audio book review of 'Slaves of the State' by Dennis Childs from Prison Radio
Mar 19, 2015
Vice interview with Steven Shaviro, author of 'No Speed Limit'