New Books from the U of U Press

Back Cast

Back Cast: Fly-Fishing and Other Such Matters

Jeff Metcalf

The solace and rejuvenation found in fishing, community, and immersion in nature 


Imagining the Atacama Desert: A Five-Hundred-Year Journey of Discovery

Richard Fracaviglia

A geographical, historical, and personal exploration of the world’s driest desert

Fire Otherwise

Fire Otherwise: Ethnobiology of Burning for a Changing World

Cynthia T Fowler and James R Welch

Examines traditional and Indigenous fire practices, showing why they are relevant to land policy and management today


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Visit us at these upcoming conferences and author events:


Kristen Rogers-Iversen, Interwoven: Junipers and the Web of Being; Friends of the Library Lecture

Sunday, December 2, 2018, 3:00 pm

Public Lands Alliance (PLA)
February 24-28, 2019 Denver, CO

Society for California Archaeology (SCA)
March 7 - 10, 2019 Denver, CO

Congratulations to our award-winning authors!

Press Prizes:

Jerry Spangler and James Aton won the Don D. and Catherine S. Fowler Prize for their manuscript,  The Crimson Cowboys .

Lindsay Lusby won the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize for her manuscript, Catechesis.

Florence R. Shepard and Susan L. Marsh won the Wallace Stegner Prize in Environmental Studies for their manuscript, Saving Wyoming's Hoback .

Matthew Garrett won the Juanita Brooks Prize in Mormon Studies for his manuscript, Making Lamanites.


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