Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

Just in time for the Latina/o Studies Conference in D.C. this week, the University of Illinois Press is excited to announce that Omar Valerio-Jiménez, and Sujey Vega will be joining Frances R. Aparicio as series editors of the Latinos in Chicago and … Continue reading

Last weekend, Chicago hosted one of the largest literary events in the Midwest: Printers Row Lit Festival. The festival is a reader’s dream featuring a wealth of author panels, and vendors ranging from bookstores, literary magazines, and publishers. The University … Continue reading

Job announcement: Assistant to the Electronic Publisher The University of Illinois Press is looking for a highly motivated student to join our electronic publishing team beginning in the fall 2018 semester. As Assistant to the Electronic Publisher, you will work … Continue reading

June 9-10, the streets of Dearborn and Polk will be flooded with booksellers, publishers, and book lovers for the annual Printer’s Row Lit Festival in Chicago! The University of Illinois Press will have a booth at the southern end of … Continue reading

June 1, 1918 marks the day the University of Illinois Board of Trustees established the University of Illinois Press! And to celebrate, we’re giving you 40% off all UIP books! Use promo code 1918 June 1-June 15, 2018 and take … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Chicana/o and Latina/o Fiction: The New Memory of Latinidad by Ylce Irizarry has won the National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Book Award, which is given to an outstanding new book in the … Continue reading

We’re thrilled to be attending #BookExpo 2018 this year in New York City! Stop by booth #2766 May 31-June 1 and say hello! We’ve got some great new and forthcoming books that we’ll be showcasing, including: Glory in Their Spirit: … Continue reading

Join us for a reception celebrating 100 years of publishing excellence with Illini Union Document Services, and Campus Mail at the Illini Union Art Gallery on Friday June, 1st from 1:30-3:30pm. Established by the the Board of Trustees on June 2, 1918, … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Making an Antislavery Nation: Lincoln, Douglas, and the Battle over Freedom by Graham A. Peck has won the Russell P. Strange Memorial Book Award from the Illinois State Historical Society for the book of … Continue reading

The 2018 AEJMC History Division Book Award, honoring the best journalism and mass communication history book published in 2017, has been won by Fred Carroll for Race News: Black Journalists and the Fight for Racial Justice in the Twentieth Century.  … Continue reading