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Press Contacts

Heather Skinner
Publicist and Assistant Marketing Manager
Phone: (612) 301-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
Phone: (612) 301-1936

Press Releases

Jun 21, 2016
Cliff's writing serves as a model for how to confront the dualities of our complex world.
Cliff embraced her many identities as a light-skinned Creole, a lesbian, and an immigrant in both England and the United States to prove the intersections of prejudice and oppression.
Mar 04, 2016
Featuring Big Trouble + dVRG, with special guests Chris Koza, Lucy Michelle, Toki Wright, Terry Walsh, and DJ Shannon Blowtorch, plus the World's Most Dangerous Polka Band
In celebration of R.T. Rybak's memoir POTHOLE CONFIDENTIAL, First Avenue is hosting a launch party April 13 with music, ice cream, and more. This fundraiser supports the city of Minneapolis's STEP-UP youth employment program.
Mar 04, 2016
Award will be presented April 16, 2016, at the Minnesota Book Awards ceremony
William D. Green is winner of the 2016 Hognander Minnesota History Award for his book 'Degrees of Freedom: The Origins of Civil Rights in Minnesota, 1865–1912.'

Press Clips

Jun 24, 2016
Public Seminar
Review of Donna Haraway's Manifestly Haraway.
Jun 21, 2016
Roy Christopher
Authors Rita Raley and Andre Carrington weigh in on their summer 2016 picks.
Jun 21, 2016
The early blues guitar legends Blind Willie Johnson, Blind Blake, Papa Charlie Jackson, Tampa Red, Sylvester Weaver, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie McTell, Lonnie Johnson and Blind Lemon Jefferson are the subject of this excellently researched book that will delight blues fans.