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Larry Malley, Director Emeritus of the University of Arkansas Press, Dies at 78

Thursday, September 27, 2018

Larry Malley’s time at the U of A Press included expansion of titles in civil rights, sports, food and Middle East studies.

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Zaina Alsous Named Winner of 2019 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Monday, August 13, 2018

The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards University Press Middle East Studies

UA Press Author Kent Bonar to Appear at Fayetteville Roots Festival

Monday, August 06, 2018

The master naturalist will take part in a radio interview, book signing, and nature walks as part of the festival.

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University of Arkansas Press Poet to Read at Open Mouth Reading Series

Thursday, February 01, 2018

Jacob Shores-Argüello will take part in the Fayetteville poetry reading series at 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 11, at The Nines.

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University of Arkansas Press Author to Discuss Lynching in Arkansas

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Guy Lancaster, editor of Bullets and Fire: Lynching and Authority in Arkansas, 1840–1950, will speak at the Fayetteville Public Library.

Events Outreach University Press

Travis Mossotti Named 2018 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Winner

Friday, July 14, 2017

Roy Bentley and P. Scott Cunningham named as finalists

Awards University Press

Jeff Shannon to Present Shadow Patterns at Two Arkansas Events

Thursday, June 15, 2017

U of A professor will discuss new book about renowned Arkansas architect Fay Jones at Arkansas Arts Center, Fayetteville Public Library

Arts Events Humanities University Press

University of Arkansas Press to Hold Warehouse Sale

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Overstocked books for sale, spanning 37 years of the U of A Press’ publishing history, all going at bargain prices. 

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UA Press Author Kenneth Barnes Wins Ragsdale Award

Friday, March 10, 2017

Anti-Catholicism in Arkansas wins Arkansas Historical Association’s award for best book on Arkansas history.

Awards Humanities University Press

University of Arkansas Press Hires New Design and Production Manager

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Barbara Karwhite is replacing the recently retired Brian King as the new director of editing, design and production.

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