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by Hannah K. New I moved to SLC ten years ago and one thing that impressed me right off was the bounty of independent book stores. The large space at Wellers in Trolly Square, the cozy maze at the neighborhood's King’s English. Let’s not forget places...

by Dianne Van Dien Writing a book can seem a herculean and overwhelming task. Gaining perspectives from those who have successfully navigated the book-writing process was the premise behind all the questions in the survey I sent to University of Utah Press authors, and their answers...

by Da Quanisha Parks To commemorate Earth Day 2024 we're highlighting Gary Machlis, author of Sustainability for the Forgotten. We've asked him asked him some questions about what Earth Day is and what Sustainability for the Forgotten adds to it's legacy. Please enjoy this short...

by Dianne Van Dien Thus far we've focused on the challenges, hard work, and discipline required to write a book. So, lest you begin to think writing a book is all drudgery, this time we’ll take a look at what University of Utah Press authors who...

by Dianne Van Dien Until recently I was mistakenly under the impression that creating an edited volume requires far less effort than writing a monograph. Clearly there are differences between the two. In an edited volume you don’t research and draft all the chapters yourself; that...

by Dianne Van Dien Sometimes when I’m working on a writing project, an idea will pop into my head while I’m washing the dishes or out for a walk—and often the idea arises with seemingly perfect wording. But by the time I dry my hands or...

Glenda Cotter sat with host Chris Nelson on the podcast U Rising about the history of the Press and its impressive catalog! Take a listen and celebrate our 75th anniversary with us! https://attheu.utah.edu/u-rising/small-press-big-impact-celebrating-75-years-with-the-university-of-utah-press/ ...