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University of Akron Press acquires the poetry collection "Instructions Between Takeoff and Landing"
The University of Akron Press will publish the poetry collection Instructions Between Takeoff and Landing by Charles Jensen as the editor’s choice selection from the 2020 Akron Poetry Prize contest. The competition received a total of 643 submissions this year.
Submissions for the 2021 Akron Poetry Prize competition will open on April 15th. Erika Meitner will serve as final judge. Full contest details can be found here.
University of Akron Press acquires the poetry collection "Outskirts"
The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish the poetry collection Outskirts, by Heathen.
UA Press Faculty & Staff Holiday Sale
The University of Akron Press annual faculty and staff holiday book sale will run from November 16-December 11, 2020.
Preorder now: Hail We Akron!
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Book Release: The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, A Photographic History, 1898-1951
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company A Photographic History, 1898-1951 features over two hundred rare and visually stunning historic photographs from the collection, many of which have never been published before. Head archivist S. Victor Fleischer meticulously reviewed, selected, and researched each image to provide descriptive captions and a readable, authoritative narrative to tell the fascinating stories behind the products.
- Interview with Kimberly Quiogue Andrews in Kenyon Review
- Review of Doe in The Bind
- Hawk Parable included on The Millions "Must-Read Poetry: April 2019" list
- Hawk Parable review in Publishers Weekly
- Empty Clip reviewed in UNCGNow
- Further Problems with Pleasure by Sandra Simonds reviewed in Jacket2 Magazine
- Review of In the President's Home by the Akron Beacon Journal
- Poem from Nothing Fatal by Sarah Perrier featured in The Devil Strip
- Empty Clip, by Emilia Phillips, reviewed in Adroit Journal
- Read a poem from Brazen Creature by Anne Barngrover on Verse Daily
- The Book of Endings review in Image Journal
- Empty Clip in Publishers Weekly
- Brazen Creature in Publishers Weekly
- True Tales from the Campaign Trail in Akron Life Magazine
- Doe, by Aimee Baker, reviewed in Waxwing Literary Journal
- EMPTY CLIP, by Emilia Phillips, is listed as the Most Anticipated April 2018 Books on Medium's The Coil feature
- Publishers Weekly reviews The Book of Endings
- Sandra Simonds in New York Times Magazine
- Sandra Simonds in Publishers Weekly
- Jerry Austin interview with AAPC
- Sandra Simonds in Poetry Daily
- Leslie Harrison in Poetry Daily
- Leslie Harrison in Verse Daily