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Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Zaina Alsous to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Oct. 12

Friday, October 11, 2019

Zaina Alsous, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from her prizewinning poetry collection A Theory of Birds (University of Arkansas Press) on Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Third Annual Poetry Festival Brings Celebrated Poets to Northwest Arkansas

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

A U.S.-China Poetry Dialogue will lead off a series of public readings and workshops on Oct. 11 and 12. It is sponsored in part by the King Fahd Center, the U of A Press and the Multicultural Center.

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UA Press Author to Speak at Fayetteville Public Library

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Ben F. Johnson III will discuss Arkansas’ political, economic, social and cultural history from 1930 to the present.

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Etel Adnan Poetry Prize Winner Zaina Alsous to Read at Fayetteville Poetry Festival, Oct 12

Tuesday, October 01, 2019

Zaina Alsous, Arab-American poet and winner of the Etel Adnan Poetry Prize, will read from her prizewinning poetry collection A Theory of Birds on Saturday, Oct. 12.

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Jayson Iwen Named 2020 Miller Williams Poetry Prize Winner

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

Iwen earns a $5,000 prize for his poetry collection; Judy Halebsky and Angie Mazakis named as finalists.

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Author of UA Press's 'Hipbillies' to Speak at Fayetteville Roots Festival

Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Jared Phillips will be part of a panel that discusses the counterculture movement in the Ozarks in the 1970s.

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Author of UA Press's 'Hipbillies' to Speak at Ozark Natural Foods

Tuesday, June 18, 2019

Jared Phillips’ new book chronicles the 1970s counterculture back-to-the-land movement in the Ozarks.

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'Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda' Wins Award From Design Research Group

Friday, May 24, 2019

The book Interpreting Kigali, Rwanda was published by the University of Arkansas Press in collaboration with the Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design.

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Editor of UA Press Donald Harington Collection to Speak at Pryor Center

Thursday, May 23, 2019

A new book celebration will include a signing and discussion, University Libraries’ Special Collections material and art from Tyson Foods Inc. on June 1 at the Pryor Center.

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Watkins to Present on Farm Security Administration Book, Exhibit April 2

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Patsy Watkins, emeritus professor of journalism, will talk about archival research for her book during a presentation from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, in the Special Collections Reading Room.

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