A Century of Publishing: UNC Press

We are delighted to share the following video that’s been created to celebrate and commemorate the University of North Carolina Press’s centennial, A Century of Publishing: UNC Press.  Featured in the video are UNC Press authors Malinda Maynor Lowery, Blair L.M. Kelley, Glenda Gilmore, and Bland Simpson, as well as UNC Press Spangler Family Director John… Continue Reading A Century of Publishing: UNC Press

George Moses Horton, the Black Bard of North Carolina

Happy National Poetry Month! For our centennial year, we are highlighting iconic publications from our past, including today’s excerpted poem taken from The Black Bard of North Carolina: George Moses Horton and His Poetry, edited by Joan R. Sherman, which collects sixty-two of Horton’s poems. Enslaved from birth until the close of the Civil War, the… Continue Reading George Moses Horton, the Black Bard of North Carolina

Happy Endings: A Century of Inspiring Art and Scholarship at UNC Press

Guest blog post written on the occasion of UNC Press’s centennial year by Steve Estes, author of I Am a Man!: Race, Manhood, and the Civil Rights Movement, Ask and Tell: Gay and Lesbian Veterans Speak Out, Charleston in Black and White: Race and Power in the South after the Civil Rights Movement, and the… Continue Reading Happy Endings: A Century of Inspiring Art and Scholarship at UNC Press

On the Occasion of Our Centennial Year, We Present the New UNC Press Colophon

From Merriam-Webster: Colophon: nouncol·​o·​phon | \ ˈkä-lə-fən , -ˌfän \Definition of colophon:1: an inscription at the end of a book or manuscript usually with facts about its production2: an identifying mark used by a printer or a publisher The University of North Carolina Press is thrilled to share our new colophon design (otherwise known as:… Continue Reading On the Occasion of Our Centennial Year, We Present the New UNC Press Colophon