Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

The University of Illinois Press is pleased to announce the launch of our new regional trade imprint, 3 Fields Books. Dedicated to titles about the Prairie State and Midwest, 3 Fields Books evokes a landscape of endless vistas that inspire … Continue reading

As the United States grapples with its racial legacy, the scholarship we publish is more crucial than ever. As our authors’ books make their way out into the world, they serve as a launching pad for discussion, engagement, and activism. … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce that Dominique Moore will be joining the University of Illinois Press as an acquisitions editor. With years of freelance work as a copyeditor and proofreader and positions that include managing editor at Human Kinetics, Mellon … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce the below books have been named Choice Outstanding Academic Titles for 2020. In awarding Outstanding Academic Titles, the editors use the following criteria to review titles: overall excellence in presentation and scholarship, importance relative to other … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce Black Opera: History, Power, Engagement by Naomi André has won the American Musicological Society’s Judy Tsou Critical Race Studies Award! The award committee said: “Written with a critical eye and ear while also maintaining accessibility, … Continue reading

Our Spring 2021 catalog is here! We have an exciting array of new titles coming and we can’t wait to get them into your hands. The stunning cover features UFC fighter Rose Namajunas, from the cover of the book Fighting … Continue reading

We’re pleased to announce that Cara A. Finnegan’s forthcoming book, Photographic Presidents: Making History from Daguerreotype to Digital, has been given a National Endowment for the Humanities Open Book Award, a special initiative for scholarly presses to make recent monographs … Continue reading

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Happy University Press Week! This year’s theme is “Raise UP” which emphasizes the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. This year for … Continue reading

Happy University Press Week! This year’s theme is “Raise UP” which emphasizes the role that university presses play in elevating authors, subjects, and whole disciplines that bring new perspectives, ideas, and voices to readers around the globe. This year for … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager