As of December 31, 2016, the University Press’s founder, Dr. Susan Swartwout, will be happily retired from the University and University Press.
Our new director will be Dr. James Brubaker, firstname.lastname@example.org. James is the author of a book of short stories, Liner Notes, a short volume of pilot episodes for fictional television shows, Pilot Season, Black Magic Death Sphere: (Science) Fictions (which won the 2014 Pressgang Prize), and a number of short stories. His website is https://jamesbrubaker.net/
Congratulations to the winner and finalists for the 2016 Cowles Poetry Book Prize.
Travis Mossotti, St. Louis, MO
The Old Worlds
Doug Ramspeck, Lima, OH
What to Pack, What to Carry
Elizabeth Rees, Silver Spring, MD
We are happy to announce the winning and selected writing for Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 5.
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Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors, Volume 5 presents essays, fiction, poetry, interviews, and photography by military-service personnel, veterans, and their families.
James Harold “Jim” Hamby was a football coach at Southeast Missouri State University and a brilliant, very popular professor of philosophy at Southeast from 1968 until his death in 1986 at the age of fifty-five. He studied birds, taught himself the art of watercolors, and gave more than 300 of his beautiful and detailed creations to other faculty and friends.
"Full of essential solitudes though simultaneously lit by "a whore's lightbulb against a star sky," the poems in this, Modlin's first, book are remarkable for their candor, for their wit, for their urge toward and into new moods and new modes. . . ."