F156. University of Minnesota Press 90th Anniversary

Room M100 F&G, Mezzanine Level
Friday, April 10, 2015
10:30 am to 11:45 am


Founded in 1925, the University of Minnesota Press is among the most distinctive American university presses, with an international reputation for publishing boundary-breaking work. Since its inception, the Press has also maintained a commitment to publishing important books on the people, culture, history, and natural environment of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest. Please join this group of regionally-based fiction and nonfiction writers in celebration of the Press’s ninety years of publishing.



Erik Anderson is the regional trade editor at the University of Minnesota Press.

Sarah Stonich's These Granite Islands was a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers title, translated into eight languages. Her second novel, The Ice Chorus, was followed by an award-winning memoir, Shelter. Her volume of linked stories, Vacationland, was a finalist for the Minnesota Book Award.

Kate Hopper is the author of Ready for Air: A Journey Through Premature Motherhood and Use Your Words: A Writing Guide for Mothers. She teaches writing online and at the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis. She has been the recipient of a Fulbright fellowship and a Sustainable Arts Foundation grant.  

Karen Babine is the author of Water and What We Know: Following the Roots of a Northern Life and editor of Assay: A Journal of Nonfiction Studies. Her work has appeared in River Teeth, Ascent, North Dakota Quarterly, and Fugue. She is Assistant Professor of English at Concordia College.


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