The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish the poetry collection Outskirts, by Heathen. Heathen is author of the previous University of Akron Press poetry collection The Bride Minaret, as well as Each End of the World, Tongue Screw, and Thrust, winner of the Lexi Rudnitsky Prize. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, they have taught at Iowa State University and are the founder and director of Čuvaj se/Take Care, a literary nonprofit supporting writers in conflict zones, post-conflict recovery zones, and communities affected by trauma. They live all over the place, but mostly, like a poem, are forever en route.
The University of Akron Press annual faculty and staff holiday book sale will run from November 16-December 11, 2020. We are offering discounted prices on some of our newer books as well as older favorites. For more details, please see attachment. Orders may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by phone by calling ext. 6962. Free delivery provided via campus mail. Order early as quantities are limited.
Hail We Akron! gathers memories, impressions, and opinions of alumni, friends, stakeholders, and donors about Akron's hometown college since its achievement of state status, the third phase of its transformation from Buchtel College and the municipal university. To preorder this beautiful slipcased hardcover book, go to http://shop.btpubservices.com/Title/9781629221816.
The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company A Photographic History, 1898-1951 features over two hundred rare and visually stunning historic photographs from the collection, many of which have never been published before. Head archivist S. Victor Fleischer meticulously reviewed, selected, and researched each image to provide descriptive captions and a readable, authoritative narrative to tell the fascinating stories behind the products.
Quick & Quotable: Columns from Washington, 1985-1997. This collection of William Hershey's weekly columns as the Akron Beacon Journal’s Washington correspondent looks at how members of Congress from Ohio contributed to the headlines and what the headlines meant for readers in terms of issues such as the economy, clean air, trade and the United States’ place in the world.