New Books from the U of U Press
Presents new scientific and cultural data about the roles of Native peoples on river ecosystems throughout the American West
Longtime environmental journalist Frome reflects on a lifetime of involvement with national parks.
David H. DeJong
The volume provides a comprehensive list of American Indian treaties and examines their historical context and meanings.
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News & Updates
Visit us at these upcoming conferences and events:
Black, White, and Mormon Conference
October 8-9, 2015, Salt Lake City, UT
American Folklore Society (AFS)
October 14-17, 2015, Long Beach, CA
Western History Association (WHA)
October 21-24, 2015, Portland, OR
Utah Humanities Book Festival - Michael Homer
October 23, 2015, 7:00 pm, Salt Lake City, UT
Utah Humanities Book Festival - Brian Cannon
October 28, 2015, 12:00, Salt Lake City, UT
9th Annual Salt Lake county Watershed Symposium
November 18-19, 2015, Salt Lake City, UT
Congratulations to our award-winning authors!
- Julie Neuffer won the Mormon History Association's Best Biography Award 2015 for her book Helen Andelin and the Fascinating Womanhood Movement.
- Jeff Metcalf, author of Requiem for the Living, received the Mayor’s Award in Literary Arts at the Utah Arts Festival in 2015.
- Lily Havey's book Gasa Gasa Girl Goes to Camp has been selected as part of AAUP's Best of the Best from University Presses and it won the Evans Biography Award. It was also a finalist in the Trade Book Illustrated category of the Southwest Book Design & Production Award.
- Gary and Rose Neeleman won First Place in the International Latino 2015 Book Awards for Best Book in Nonfiction, Originally in Portuguese for their book Tracks in the Amazon.
- Kim Young was a finalist for the Kate Tufts Discovery Award for her book Night Radio. Click here to see the award announcement.
- Kara Candito won a Pushcart award for her poem “Monologue during a Blackout,” which appears in her book
- Todd Compton has been awarded the MHA Best Biography Award and the Evans Biography Award for his book
A Frontier Life: Jacob Hamblin, Explorer and Indian Missionary.
- Choice Outstanding Academic Title award went to
Nine Mile Canyon: The Archaeological History of an American Treasure by Jerry D. Spangler.
15 bytes, Utah's art magazine, has named
Final Light: The Life and Art of V. Douglas Snow , edited by Frank McEntire as the most exceptional art book for 2014.
Davis McCombs won the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize for his manuscript, "lore."
Glen Rice won the Don D. and Catherine S. Fowler Prize for his manuscript, "Sending the Spirits Home."