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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

Jan 16, 2019
Dec 18, 2018
In Brave Enough, which will be out in Spring 2020, Jessie Diggins shares her own story for the first time.
Jessie Diggins' memoir, written with journalist Todd Smith, beautifully intertwines her Olympic gold medal heroics with her effervescent spirit in a candid memoir full of humility and humor that will inspire audiences the world over.
Sep 18, 2018
The 48th Annual Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater will be presented on Mon Nov 12 at the Gershwin.
Adrienne Kennedy is among the 2018 Theater Hall of Fame inductees.

Press Clips

Jan 18, 2019
When poet Allen Ginsberg journeyed to Cuba, the Soviet Union, Czechoslovakia, Poland and Britain in 1964, homosexuality was illegal in most of the world. So was marijuana.
Jan 15, 2019
Kirkus Reviews
Lorna Landvik uses wisdom and her trademark humor to encourage readers to have a thoughtful response to the world and the people with whom they share it.
Jan 14, 2019
LA Review of Books
On Antoine Bousquet's THE EYE OF WAR.