Author Archives: Heather Gernenz

The Labor and Working-Class History Association (LAWCHA) is pleased to announce its annual Herbert G. Gutman Prize for Outstanding Dissertation in U.S. Labor and Working-Class History, established in cooperation with the University of Illinois Press. LAWCHA encourages the study of working people, their … Continue reading

More than 50 people participated in a powerful workshop on violence in education presented by Dr. Koritha Mitchell last evening as part of her virtual residency under the sponsorship of the George A. Miller Endowment. Drawing on her own experience, … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press seeks an Acquisition Editor/Senior Acquisitions Editor to be a member of the acquisitions program involved in discussions of focus and direction of publishing program. This position is responsible for acquiring at least 20 to 25 … Continue reading

We are delighted to announce that Alison Syring has been promoted to the rank of acquisitions editor. Alison was our first ’Round the Press intern and was hired as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2017. She earned an MFA in … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press seeks an energetic and detail-oriented Assistant Acquisitions Editor. This position works closely with the Press’s acquisitions staff in supporting the development and acquisition of a robust list of general interest and scholarly titles in a … Continue reading

To celebrate the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment and Women’s Equality Day on August 26, we’re offering a 50% discount on all women’s suffrage books! Use Promo Code 100vote on any of the titles listed below to receive the discount. … Continue reading

UPDATE: Power has been restored and our shopping cart is back online. Thank you for your patience. ANNOUNCEMENT: Due to strong storms in the area, our distributor, The Chicago Distribution Center, is experiencing a power outage. The shopping cart on … Continue reading

We are delighted to announce that Daniel Nasset is the new editor-in-chief at the University of Illinois Press. Danny came to Illinois as an assistant acquisitions editor in 2009, becoming an acquisitions editor in 2011 and a senior acquisitions editor … Continue reading

University of Illinois Press seeks a Journals Marketing Assistant. The primary function of the Journals Marketing Assistant under the direction of the Journals Marketing and Strategy Manager is to implement marketing strategies for the Press’s Journals program covering 40+ (and … Continue reading

We are pleased to announce All Our Trials: Prisons, Policing, and the Feminist Fight to End Violence by Emily L. Thuma is the winner of the 2020 Lambda Literary Awards for LGBT Studies. Now in its 32nd year, the Lambda … Continue reading

About Heather Gernenz

University of Illinois Press Publicity Manager