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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) 301-1932
Emily Hamilton
Assistant Director for Book Publishing
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

Oct 07, 2016
Star Tribune
In a new memoir, Duluth cookbook author Beatrice Ojakangas tells how recipes – and the skills behind them – led to her career in food.
Oct 05, 2016
Tangled Up in Food
In addition to stories, Homemade includes over 40 recipes spanning a lifetime, from the Finnish rye bread that won the teenage Ojakangas a trip to the state fair to the sponge cake she demonstrated on Martha Stewart's television show.
Oct 04, 2016
Featuring Alondra Nelson, author of BODY AND SOUL.