Hatcher Graduate Library

Pub Club hosts successful inaugural event

by Allison Peters February 11, 2016

On Thursday, February 4, 2016, Michigan Publishing and the University of Michigan Library Staff Forum Board collaborated to host the first meeting of the Michigan Library Publishing Club (“Pub Club”), a new quarterly event series, open to the public at the Hatcher Graduate Library Gallery, devoted to discussing open access titles published by the University of Michigan Press. For our inaugural event, the Pub Club discussed American Homes, a 2014 mixed-genre book of poetry, prose, illustrations, and aphorisms by Ryan Ridge, published within the 21st Century Prose series of the digitalculturebooks imprint. Unique among most U-M Press titles, American Homes can […]

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Guest blog: Michigan Notable Book Award winner Sara Fitzgerald celebrates “the magic of libraries”

by Emily April 27, 2012

Tomorrow evening the Library of Michigan will host the “Night for Notables,” an event honoring the authors of this year’s Michigan Notable Books. Here, Sara Fitzgerald, author of Elly Peterson: “Mother” of the Moderates, a Michigan Notable Book of 2012, reflects on the value of libraries. This week, I’m preparing to head back to Michigan for the Library of Michigan’s Night for Notables, recognizing the authors of the 20 books that were recognized as Michigan Notable Books of 2012. Through the Library of Michigan Foundation, support is also provided for the authors to make appearances at libraries around the state. […]

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‘Lost Eagles’ author Blaine Pardoe honors Pearl Harbor at UM Press event

by Trade Marketing November 30, 2010

An airman, veteran and hero, Frederick Zinn is the focus of military historian Blaine Pardoe’s latest book, “Lost Eagles: One Man’s Mission to Find Missing Airmen in Two World Wars.” In a special event hosted by the University of Michigan Press Author Series on Tuesday, December 7th, Pardoe honors Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day by celebrating the late Michigan hero and discussing the book. Blaine Pardoe weaves together the complex story of a man who brought peace and closure to countless families who lost airmen during both world wars. His lasting contribution to warfare was a combination of his methodology for locating the […]

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Buzz Alexander, of “Is William Martinez Not Our Brother?,” Discusses Prison Art Project at UM Press Author Series Event

by Trade Marketing October 29, 2010

Author Buzz Alexander, professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan and 2005 Carnegie National Professor of the Year, will be speaking and signing books as a part of the UM Press Author Series on Wednesday, November 3rd. With four experienced inmates and experts on the Michigan prison system, Alexander will discuss his latest book, Is William Martinez Not Our Brother? – a detailed account of origins and development of the Prison Creative Arts Project (PCAP). Serving prison and juvenile detention center inmates since its inception, PCAP provides incarcerated men and women with an opportunity to produce art and […]

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UM Press honors National Autism Awareness Month with talk by Annie Lehmann

by Heather Newman April 22, 2010

The Accidental Teacher The University of Michigan Press is proud to present Annie Lehmann, author of The Accidental Teacher, in an Author Series presentation in honor of National Autism Awareness Month.

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