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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

Jun 03, 2020
In an effort to promote understanding and change, the University of Minnesota Press is releasing an open access collection of antiracist books, available free to read online through August 31, 2020.
In an effort to promote understanding and change, the University of Minnesota Press is releasing an open access collection of antiracist books, available free to read online through August 31, 2020.
May 28, 2020
We're asking for support to help us publish the book at a price and scale that will make it widely accessible to Minnesota’s classrooms, libraries, and independent bookstores. We appreciate gifts of any amount.
We are asking for your support to help us publish the second edition of Minnesota’s Natural Heritage at a price and scale that will make it widely accessible to Minnesota’s classrooms, libraries, and independent bookstores. Your support is crucial and greatly appreciated as we strive to produce this book at the highest standards while facing the adverse economic effects of the COVID-19 crisis, which has affected the book industry at all levels.
Mar 25, 2020
We believe telling the stories of Minnesota, the US, and the world is more crucial now than ever.
We believe telling the stories of Minnesota, the US, and the world is more crucial now than ever. It is our mission to do just that and we are committed to bring you our stories through, and to the other side of, this crisis. It’s the people—your engagement, your scholarship, and your ideas—that animate our work and make publishing books rewarding and important, at any moment in time.

Press Clips

May 19, 2020
Interview with K. Wayne Yang on A Third University Is Possible
May 16, 2020
Review of Walking the Old Road by Staci Lola Drouillard
May 13, 2020
Interview with Staci Lola Drouillard author of Walking the Old Road