Category Archives: press events

I attended my first cookie exchange at a friend’s house just a few years ago.  It was a modest affair–half a dozen of us getting together for snacks and drinks, bringing home a nice variety of wonderful cookies, yet only … Continue reading

The University of Illinois Press is hosting the 2009 Book, Jacket, & Journal Show of the Association of American University Presses between Monday, September 21, and Friday, October 2.  50 books and 35 jackets, chosen for their excellence in design, will be on display 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., … Continue reading

A week ago today we headed north for the Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago. 2009 turned out to be our most successful show to date, with twelve authors on panels, many more who stopped by to say hello, decent … Continue reading

        This weekend we’ll be selling books and featuring a dozen or so of our authors at the Chicago Tribune Printers Row Lit Fest–billed as the Midwest’s Largest Literary Event. Come and see us at the University of Illinois … Continue reading

From guest blogger Mary Giles. Carol Bolton Betts retired on Tuesday. As good copy editors do, she knew what to look for in a manuscript, saw things that most do not, and excelled in the collaborative process of making a … Continue reading

If I say it was a night to remember, will you forgive me the cliche? Last evening more than 120 guests gathered at the President’s House in Urbana to celebrate ninety years of publishing by the University of Illinois Press. As President … Continue reading

Kris & Kendra descend the stairs.                  UIC staff distribute anniversary bags.                 Attendees listen to Professor Eric Arnesen’s presentation.              … Continue reading

Four publishing-related units located at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and the University of Illinois Alumni Association, will collaborate on an exhibit at the 2008 Chicago Tribune Printers Row Book Fair in Chicago.  The University of Illinois Library, University … Continue reading