Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

As we began our second hundred years of publishing, we wanted to affirm our dedication to our state and our region, and so Flame & Flight Books was born. Flame & Flight Books, the new trade imprint from the University … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Rebecca Wanzo will be joining Carol Stabile as a co-editor of the Feminist Media Studies Series. Dawn Durante, Senior Acquisitions Editor at the University of Illinois Press, is the acquiring editor. Rebecca Wanzo is … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is excited to congratulate Ryan Ebright on his ASCAP Foundation Deems Taylor/Virgil Thompson Award. “Established in 1967 to honor the memory of composer, critic and commentator Deems Taylor, who died in 1966 after a distinguished … Continue reading

NWSA and the University of Illinois Press are pleased to announce the winners of the 2018 First Book Prize!  Wen Liu, State University of New York at Albany Assembling Asian America: Psychological Technologies and Queer Subjectivities Wen Liu’s Assembling Asian … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Blood, Sweat, and Fear: Violence at Work in the North American Auto Industry, 1960-80 by Jeremy Milloy has been awarded the Cugnot Award from the Society of Automotive Historians. The award committee said: “The historian’s craft … Continue reading

Football season is well underway and we’re here to add a dose of football and NFL themed reads to your TBR. Featuring reads that will educate you on the origins of modern football, the creation of the NFL and sports … Continue reading

This summer the newly created University of Illinois Press Green Team – made up of staff members Jennifer Barbee, Jennifer Comeau, James Engelhardt, and Julie Laut – worked with the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Certified Green Office Program to … Continue reading

To celebrate 100 years of publishing Lincoln, we’re having a sale on all our Lincoln Studies titles! October 3-6, use Promo Code LINCOLN on our website to get 50% off on all Lincoln Studies books!   Abraham Lincoln is no … Continue reading

Join us at the 2018 Association for the Study of African American Life and History annual meeting and conference for a reception and book signing with Sandra M. Bolzenius, author of  Glory in Their Spirit: How FourBlack Women Took On the … Continue reading

Join us on October 4, 2018 at the Conference on Illinois History for a panel celebrating 100 years of Publishing Lincoln and a reception celebrating  200 Years of Illinois History, 100 Years of the University of Illinois Press and 20 … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager