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Sunday, November 10, 2013

Happy University Press Week!

Yup, that's right, it's University Press Week.  I know, you're asking yourself, "What's the big deal about university presses?"  Well, here are some super smart people telling you just what the big deal is...

"...Wayne State University Press is essential to the literature of our beautiful and socially rich state ...The press has satisfied a need not filled by any other publisher." —Bonnie Jo Campbell, author of American Salvage, and Once Upon a River

"Driven by the mission of promoting and preserving scholarship, university presses play a key role in disseminating a full range of research, intellectual endeavor, and artistic creativity that's undertaken in educational and cultural organizations around the world." —Kelly Gallagher, Vice President of Content Acquisition, Ingram Content Group

"What words to describe the university press? Patient, ambitious, demanding, sustaining, generous, utterly essential. Serious thinking is unimaginable without it." —William Germano, Dean of Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Cooper Union

"University presses are among the unacknowledged teachers of mankind, their books not simply preserving thought but awakening readers, harrowing minds, and sowing beginnings." —Sam Pickering, literary scholar and essayist
 Come to Ravenna and check out our table featuring some amazing university press titles!
And check out this website for all the cool University Press Week goings on!

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