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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 or 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.

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.

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.

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.

Book release: Shifting Cultural Power by Hope Mohr
Book release: Shifting Cultural Power by Hope Mohr

Shifting Cultural Power by Hope Mohr, with a foreword by Christy Bolingbroke, is the first book in the NCCAkron Series in Dance, a joint-collaboration between the University of Akron Press and NCCAkron, the second national choreographic center of its kind in the country. The series’ main focus includes highlighting marginalized American voices in dance from the twentieth century as well as acting as a bridge to highlight dance artists working today.