Video: Retiring Editor-in-Chief David Perry Honored with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

The highlight of the event was Tom Ross’s presentation of The Order of the Long Leaf Pine, awarding David the highest civilian honor granted by the governor of the state of North Carolina. Continue Reading Video: Retiring Editor-in-Chief David Perry Honored with The Order of the Long Leaf Pine

UNC Press Editor-in-Chief David Perry to Retire

UNC Press is announcing that after 34 years with the publishing house, editor-in-chief David Perry intends to retire in March 2013. Perry joined UNC Press as an editorial assistant in 1979 and was named the Press’s editor-in-chief in 1995. Continue Reading UNC Press Editor-in-Chief David Perry to Retire

Sutherland Wins Inaugural Tom Watson Brown Book Award

We know, we know. Winning isn’t everything, but we have to admit, it sure does feel good!  Author Daniel Sutherland was awarded the first ever Tom Watson Brown Book Award, a $50,000 prize, by the Society of Civil War Historians, for his book A Savage Conflict: The Decisive Role of Guerrillas in the American Civil War. The… Continue Reading Sutherland Wins Inaugural Tom Watson Brown Book Award

The Gasque backstory

As Townsend, Tennessee, gears up for Troutfest 2009, Knox.com features a story about the book that will be helping generate funds for the fly-fishing exposition, Hunting and Fishing in the Great Smokies, by Jim Gasque. Writer Chad Gay caught up with Dan Pitts, president of the Great Smoky Mountains Chapter of Trout Unlimited, who helped… Continue Reading The Gasque backstory