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By Glenda Cotter, Director I’m so pleased to begin the celebration of the seventy-fifth anniversary of the University of Utah Press. After many years engaged in the world of university press publishing, I’ve come to understand it as an intellectual endeavor filled with passion and integrity....

by Dianne Van Dien "Everyone who is a serious writer has to fit writing into the rest of their lives." —Donald K. Grayson, author of Giant Sloths and Sabertooth Cats and Sex and Death on the Western Emigrant Trail The time and effort that goes into a book from the moment...

by Dianne Van Dien Books—good books—rarely come together overnight. In the words of University of Utah Press author Jerry Spangler, “The best books reflect a passion years in the making.” In the recent survey I sent to the press’s authors, I included several questions under the heading...

A blog about book publication by Dianne Van Dien As an aspiring author, I love books that consider how to write well. Recently I read The Art of Slow Writing: Reflections on Time, Craft, and Creativity by Louise Del Salvo. As Del Salvo discusses the writing process, she shares...

On Monday, January 8, 2024 the University of Utah Press attended an awards presentation with the Utah Historical Society and the Board of State History. We were pleased to accept the finalist award for Andrew Gulliford and his book Bears Ears: Landscape of Refuge and...

The John Whitmer Historical Association nominated Open Canon: Scriptures of the Latter Day Saint Tradition edited by Christine Elyse Blythe, Christopher James Blythe and Jay Burton for their Best Anthology book prize. ...