New and Forthcoming
River, Reaper, Rail
Agriculture and Identity in Ohio’s Mad River Valley, 1795–1885
by Timothy H. H. Thoresen
Publication Date: August 2018Series: Ohio History and Culture
ePub - Price: $59.99
Paperback - Price: $59.95
ePDF - Price: $59.99
A Brief History of Fruit by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews wins 2018 Akron Poetry Prize
Diane Seuss, this year’s judge, has chosen A Brief History of Fruit by Kimberly Quiogue Andrews of Chestertown, Maryland as the 2018 Akron Poetry Prize winner. The contest received a total of 687 entries in 2018.
Book Release: From Canal Boy to President The Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield by Horatio Alger, Jr.
From Canal Boy to President The Boyhood and Manhood of James A. Garfield by Horatio Alger, Jr., is the latest title from the series on Ohio History and Culture, published by The University of Akron Press. The book is available in paperback online at the UA Press. You can also pick up a copy at Northside Marketplace!
New Book Release: River, Reaper, Rail from the Series on Ohio History and Culture
River, Reaper, Rail, by Timothy H. H. Thoresen is the latest title from the series on Ohio History and Culture, published by The University of Akron Press. It tells the story of farmers and technology in Ohio’s Champaign County and its Mad River Valley from the beginnings of white settlement in 1795 through the decades after the Civil War. The book is available in paperback for $59.95 online at the UA Press.
Akron Series in Poetry to publish new edition of poetry collection Twice Told by Caryl Pagel
The University of Akron Press is excited to announce that it will bring Caryl Pagel’s poetry collection Twice Told back into print with a new edition as part of the Akron Series in Poetry.
Matt Guenette, author of Vasectomania, wins Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award
Matthew Guenette of Madison, Wisconsin, won the Edna Meudt Poetry Book Award for his Vasectomania, a book of poetry in the Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics published by The University of Akron Press in 2017.
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