Press Releases

The latest news, awards, and other press releases from University of Minnesota Press.
University of Minnesota Press Announces New Partnership with Sales Group Parson Weems
Jun 29, 2022
Weems Publisher Services will cover the Mid-Atlantic region: Washington DC, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and New York.
Black Lives Matter: Free Antiracist Reading
Apr 13, 2021
We must all be a part of dismantling white supremacy in its many forms, including and especially racial profiling.
Announcing the publication of the MMPI-3
Nov 02, 2020
The MMPI-3 is the first full revision of the test since the late 1980s.
Manifold Moves Toward Sustainability, Promotes Learning and Equity with Two Major Grants
Oct 28, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
Manifold Scholarship enters a new phase of its development.
The University of Minnesota Press announces Reading for Racial Justice open access book collection
Jun 03, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
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.
Fundraiser announced for second edition of Minnesota's Natural Heritage by John Tester
May 28, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
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.
The Stories Still Need to Be Told: A Message for Our University of Minnesota Press Community
Mar 25, 2020
Minneapolis, MN
We believe telling the stories of Minnesota, the US, and the world is more crucial now than ever.
UPDATE 3/21: A note about web orders, events, and conferences during the Covid-19 pandemic
Mar 21, 2020
Orders from our website will be delayed; most author events through mid-May have been cancelled. We will update this space as we receive more information.
Joanna Frueh, trailblazing writer, performance artist, scholar, and art historian dies at 72
Feb 24, 2020
Frueh is author of Unapologetic Beauty.
VERGE wins PROSE Award for Best New Journal in Humanities
Feb 21, 2020
VERGE: STUDIES IN GLOBAL ASIAS is a multidisciplinary journal publishing scholarship from Asian Studies, Asian American Studies, and Asian Diaspora Studies
William D. Green Receives 2020 Hognander Minnesota History Award
Feb 19, 2020
Green, a two-time winner of this award, is author of THE CHILDREN OF LINCOLN.
"extra/ordinary: The American Swedish Institute. At Play" exhibit inspired by UMP book "A to Zåäö"
Feb 07, 2020
The exhibit is on view from Feb. 29 through July 5, 2020.
Cheryl Minnema Wins 2020 Charlotte Zolotow Award for Johnny’s Pheasant
Feb 03, 2020
The award is given annually for outstanding writing in a picture book for children in the birth-through-seven age range published in the United States in the preceding year.
Jonathan P. Eburne will receive MLA's James Russell Lowell Prize
Dec 04, 2019
New York, NY
Eburne is the author of 'Outsider Theory: Intellectual Histories of Unorthodox Ideas'
Leah Pennywark joins University of Minnesota Press as new humanities editor
Aug 07, 2019
Pennywark is from Stanford University Press.
Ten organizations selected for the Manifold Digital Services pilot program's second year
Jun 06, 2019
Minneapolis, MN
University of Minnesota Press wins four Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards
Jun 03, 2019
The Great Minnesota Cookie Book finalist for IACP Award
Apr 15, 2019
Author Stuart Biegel dies at 73
Apr 11, 2019
University of Minnesota Press at London Book Fair
Jan 16, 2019
University of Minnesota Press to publish memoir of 2018 Olympic gold medalist and U.S. Women’s National Cross Country Ski Team member Jessie Diggins
Dec 18, 2018
In Brave Enough, which will be out in Spring 2020, Jessie Diggins shares her own story for the first time.
Adrienne Kennedy among 2018 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees
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.
The Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen wins 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award
Apr 27, 2018
This book by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley has been awarded the 2018 James Beard Foundation Book Award in the Best American Cookbook category.
Announcing a trilogy of Allen Ginsberg’s unpublished journals.
Apr 19, 2018
The University of Minnesota Press will publish the first installment, IRON CURTAIN JOURNALS: JANUARY—MAY 1965, in November 2018.
The University of Minnesota Press with CUNY’s GC Digital Scholarship Lab and Cast Iron Coding to launch Manifold Scholarship Phase Two
Apr 17, 2018
Second phase will focus on expanding installations of the platform and developing new features
The University of Minnesota Press with CUNY’s GC Digital Scholarship Lab and Cast Iron Coding announce the release of MANIFOLD 1.0.
Mar 30, 2018
Manifold was developed from the ground up to integrate the publication of media-rich, networked monographs into existing university publication workflows.
'The Sioux Chef's Indigenous Kitchen' by Sean Sherman with Beth Dooley nominated for a James Beard cookbook award.
Mar 14, 2018
Sean Sherman's cookbook is one of three nominees for the prestigious award, which will be announced in April.
Gary Kaunonen wins 2018 Hognander Minnesota History Award
Mar 08, 2018
Minneapolis, MN, USA
Kaunonen is author of 'Flames of Discontent: The 1916 Minnesota Iron Ore Strike'
Announcing the Development of the MMPI-3
Jan 23, 2018
The University of Minnesota Press is currently sponsoring development of the MMPI-3 under the auspices of the Press’s Research and Product Development program, which is overseen by the University’s Office of the Vice President for Research and an external Advisory Board.
Announcing a new series: Art after Nature
Dec 19, 2017
Art after Nature maps new aesthetic territories defined by the humanities' recent ontological turn.