2022 AWP Annual Meeting

After two years away, UNC Press is excited to be exhibiting in-person at AWP 2022 – we hope you’ll stop by our table T1007! And if you can’t join us in-person, please visit our virtual booth! UNC Press is thrilled to announce its new literary nonfiction series, Great Circle Books, edited by Kiese Laymon and Marie… Continue Reading 2022 AWP Annual Meeting

A Photobiography of A Time and Place

The following is an excerpt from O.N. Pruitt’s Possum Town: Photographing Trouble and Resilience in the American South, written by professor Berkley Hudson. Photographer O. N. Pruitt (1891–1967) was for some forty years the de facto documentarian of Lowndes County, Mississippi, and its county seat, Columbus–known to locals as “Possum Town.” His body of work… Continue Reading A Photobiography of A Time and Place