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Pitt Press Releases

Press Releases

Press releases listed are downloadable pdf files.

Date Author/Book
02/14/18 Tiana Clark / I Can’t Talk about the Trees without the Blood

Starrett poetry prize winner writes she “will always see blood on the leaves”

06/25/17 Lea Goldberg / On the Surface of Silence Final works of pre-eminent Hebrew poet available in English for the first time
01/26/17 William Wall / The Islands Irish author wins 2017 Drue Heinz Literature Prize, first European to earn this honor
12/14/16 Erin Adair-Hodge / Let’s All Die Happy 2016 Starrett winner ‘burns through the stages of a woman’s life to invent what’s next’
09/08/16 Lynn Emanuel / The Nerve of it: Poems New and Selected University of Pittsburgh Press author wins prestigious poetry prize
08/01/16 Michael MacCambridge / Chuck Noll New biography reveals professional triumphs, personal travails of enigmatic Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll
08/01/16 John Tydall Correspondence Pitt Press acquires The John Tyndall Correspondence series
08/01/16 Melissa Yancy / Dog Years

Award-winning fiction collection ‘sets miracles of modern medicine against everyday life’

08/01/16 Christopher Buckley / Star Journal Prolific poet selects work from nearly 35 years of writing; “place” a significant inspiration

08/01/16 Aaron Smith / Primer Poet’s third volume explores struggle between our public and private personas

08/01/16 Marci Calabretta Cancio-Bello / Hour of the Ox Award-winning poetry collection presents new perspective on elegiac immigrant song

08/01/16 Cheryl Dumesnil / Showtime at the Ministry of Lost Causes Poet’s songs of survival look for the light among life’s shadows

08/01/16 Daniel Grandbois / A Revised Poetry of Western Philosophy Author offers ingenious take on a classic philosophy text
08/01/16 Miriam Bird Greenberg / In the Volcano's Mouth Poet’s unorthodox travel experiences provide extraordinary characters,
portraits of life on the margins

03/18/16 Ross Gay / Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude

Pitt Press poet wins prestigious National Book Critics Circle Award

03/07/16 Bernard Lightman, series editor Award-winning book series on science and culture finds new home at University of Pittsburgh Press
02/02/16 Toi Derricotte / Undertaker's Daughter
Ross Gay / Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude
Rickey Laurentiis / Boy with Thorn
Nate Marshall / Wild Hundreds
Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon / Open Interval
Afaa Michael Weaver / The Government of Nature
Landmark event explores the issue of race in America via poetry and conversation; part of the Year of the Humanities at the University of Pittsburgh
01/29/16 Miriam Bird Greenberg

“Portrait of life on the enchanted margins” wins Starrett Poetry Prize;
Northern California writer addresses women’s experiences on the road

01/12/16 Melissa Yancy/Dog Years

California author’s debut short fiction collection wins 2016 Drue Heinz prize

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