Star Tribune: Finalists announced for Minnesota Book Awards

A personal health crisis, stories from environmental refugees, and our climate in danger prompt a meditation on intimate connections between the health of the body and the health of the ecosystemExamines the complexity and the humanity of the opioid epidemicTwo University of Minnesota Press books have been announced as finalists for the Minnesota Book Awards. Ranae Lenor Hanson's Watershed is a finalist in the Memoir & Creative Nonfiction category, and Amy Sullivan's Opioid Reckoning is a finalist for the Emilie Buchwald Award for Minnesota Nonfiction. 

See the other nominees here.  

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

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Art and Posthumanism: Cary Wolfe in conversation with Art after Nature series editors Giovanni Aloi and Caroline Picard.

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Life in Plastic: Petrochemical fantasies and synthetic sensibilities, with Caren Irr, Lisa Swanstrom, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Daniel Worden.

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Live: A book launch for We Are Meant to Rise at Next Chapter Booksellers features Carolyn Holbrook, David Mura, Douglas Kearney, Melissa Olson, Said Shaiye, and Kao Kalia Yang.