New Books from the U of U Press
Konden Smith Hansen
Explores Mormonism and Protestantism on America's western frontier
Will entice readers with its thrilling descriptions of adventure on the Colorado River
Kevin T. Jones with photography by Layne Miller
Showcases Utah's rock art with essays and photos that illuminate the exquisite artistry behind this ancient art form
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News & Updates
Visit us at these upcoming conferences and author events:
Public Lands Alliance (PLA)
March 1-5, 2020, Washington, D.C.
Society of American Archaeology (SAA)
April 2-26, 2020, Austin, TX
Books and Authors in the News:
In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns
by James Swensen won the 15 Bytes Book Award for Art Book
In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns Collaboration, 1953-1954
by James Swensen won the 2019 Joan Paterson Kerr Book Award for best illustrated book on the history of the American West from the Western History Association.
- Danish But Not Lutheran: The Impact of Mormonism on Danish Cultural Identity,1850-1920 by Julie K. Allen received an honorable mention for Best International Book from the Mormon History Association (MHA).
In a Rugged Land: Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon Towns Collaboration, 1953-1954 by James Swenson received an honorable mention for Best Book from the Mormon History Association (MHA).
Interwoven: Junipers and the Web of Being by Kristen Rogers-Iversen, copublished with the Utah State Historical Society, was named a “notable book” by the prize committee of the 2018 Sigurd F. Olson Nature Writing Award. Interwoven was also announced as a finalist for the 2019 ASLE Book Award, given biennially to recognize excellence in the areas of ecocriticism and environmental creative writing.
Her Mouth as Souvenir by Heather June Gibbons was recommended by Jericho Brown as one of the 17 Best Poetry Books for National Poetry Month in the online O: The Oprah Magazine . Her Mouth as Souvenir was also a finalist for the Northern California Book Awards Poetry Award. Her Mouth as Souvenir was the 2017 winner of the Agha Shahid Ali Prize in Poetry series, cosponsored by the Press and the Department of English at the University of Utah.
Zachary Asher won the Agha Shahid Ali Poetry Prize for his manuscript, gone bird in the glass hours.