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04/19/2022
University of Akron Press to Publish Reck, a New Poetry Collection by Leslie Harrison 
University of Akron Press to Publish Reck, a New Poetry Collection by Leslie Harrison 

The University of Akron Press is thrilled to announce that it will publish Reck, a new collection of poems by Leslie Harrison. Harrison's second book, The Book of Endings (University of Akron Press, 2017) was a finalist for the National Book Award.  

03/17/2022
The University of Akron Press to Publish Marbles on the Floor: How to Assemble a Book of Poems
The University of Akron Press to Publish Marbles on the Floor: How to Assemble a Book of Poems

The Akron Series in Contemporary Poetics at The University of Akron Press is excited to announce that it will publish Marbles on the Floor: How to Assemble a Book of Poems, a volume of essays edited and introduced by Sarah Giragosian and Virginia Konchan.

03/10/2022
University of Akron Press to Publish Marble Orchard, a New Poetry Collection by Emily Corwin
University of Akron Press to Publish Marble Orchard, a New Poetry Collection by Emily Corwin

The University of Akron Press is excited to announce that it will publish Marble Orchard by poet Emily Corwin. Corwin’s collection Sensorium was published by The University of Akron Press in 2020, as an Akron Poetry Prize editor’s choice selection.

02/15/2022
University of Akron Press to Publish "Doom Scroll," a New Poetry Collection by Matthew Guenette
University of Akron Press to Publish

The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish Doom Scroll, a new poetry collection by Matthew Guenette. Guenette is the author of two previous collections published by The University of Akron Press, Vasectomania (2017) and American Busboy (2011). His first collection, Sudden Anthem, was published by Dream Horse Press in 2008.

02/02/2022
Authors to share stories of Akron's past for bicentennial celebration

Read more about the City of Akron's partnership with UA Press to share stories about Akron's past and "new history" of the city here.

01/28/2022
UA Press to help celebrate Akron's 200th birthday

As part of the City of Akron’s bicentennial celebration, a new anthology of Akron history will be overseen and published by The University of Akron Press. Read more about it here.

12/08/2021
University of Akron Press to Publish Poetry Collection Dear Outsiders by Jenny Sadre-Orafai
University of Akron Press to Publish Poetry Collection Dear Outsiders by Jenny Sadre-Orafai

The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish Dear Outsiders by Jenny Sadre-Orafai, runner-up in the 2021 Akron Poetry Prize competition, as this year’s editor’s choice selection.

11/17/2021
UA Press Faculty & Staff Holiday Sale

The University of Akron Press annual faculty and staff holiday book sale will run from November 29–December 17, 2021.

Email your order to uapress@uakron.edu or jgammon@uakron.edu. Free delivery via campus mail!

Visit us at our Holiday Sale Pop Up Event at Bierce Library on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

10/20/2021
University of Akron Press Will Publish New Poetry Collections by Anne Barngrover and Caryl Pagel
University of Akron Press Will Publish New Poetry Collections by Anne Barngrover and Caryl Pagel

The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish new books by two continuing press authors, Everwhen by Anne Barngrover, and Free Clean Fill Dirt by Caryl Pagel. Barngrover’s book Brazen Creature was published by The University of Akron Press in 2018, as an Akron Poetry Prize editor’s choice selection. The University of Akron Press published a new edition of Pagel’s poetry collection Twice Told in 2019.

09/30/2021
2021 Akron Poetry Prize Winner
2021 Akron Poetry Prize Winner

Erika Meitner, this year’s Akron Poetry Prize judge, has chosen If I Could Give You a Line by Carrie Oeding of Pawtucket, Rhode Island as the 2021 Akron Poetry Prize winner. The contest received a total of 690 entries in 2021.

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