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12/08/2021
University of Akron Press to Publish Poetry Collection Dear Outsiders by Jenny Sadre-Orafai
University of Akron Press to Publish Poetry Collection Dear Outsiders by Jenny Sadre-Orafai

The University of Akron Press is pleased to announce that it will publish Dear Outsiders by Jenny Sadre-Orafai, runner-up in the 2021 Akron Poetry Prize competition, as this year’s editor’s choice selection.

11/17/2021
UA Press Faculty & Staff Holiday Sale

The University of Akron Press annual faculty and staff holiday book sale will run from November 29–December 17, 2021.

Email your order to uapress@uakron.edu or jgammon@uakron.edu. Free delivery via campus mail!

Visit us at our Holiday Sale Pop Up Event at Bierce Library on Wednesday, December 1, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

09/30/2021
2021 Akron Poetry Prize Winner
2021 Akron Poetry Prize Winner

Erika Meitner, this year’s Akron Poetry Prize judge, has chosen If I Could Give You a Line by Carrie Oeding of Pawtucket, Rhode Island as the 2021 Akron Poetry Prize winner. The contest received a total of 690 entries in 2021.

09/28/2021
Book release: Free Rose Light by Mary O'Connor
Book release: Free Rose Light by Mary O'Connor

Free Rose Light is the wide-ranging story of the people and community of South Street Ministries, in Akron, Ohio, told in the style of the ministry—improvisational, risky, and present. Free Rose Light was pummeled and shaped into existence through the NEOMFA program at The University of Akron. Buy the book here.

09/02/2021
UA students put America's literal baggage on display at exhibition

University of Akron Student Exhibition at Metzger Galleries Institute for Human Science and Culture.

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