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February 6, 2013

The Open Access Academic Library Press

The Chronicle of Higher Education ran an article this week that highlighted new initiatives at academic libraries in terms of scholarly publishing. Over the last five years, library-based publishing has changed rapidly, shifting from a focus on digitization initiatives to something less well defined and more contingent on individual universities. At Amherst College, librarian Bryn […]

January 14, 2013

“Vectors” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Vectors, a new collection of poetry by Kelly Cherry ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). Cherry wrestles with the complicated figure of J. Robert Oppenheimer, both the “father of the atomic bomb” and the flesh-and-blood man, from his early upbringing to his work with the Manhattan Project. Her […]

December 5, 2012

“American Bruise” published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of American Bruise, a new collection of poetry by L. Ward Abel ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). The bruises in Abel poems are those left on the American landscape and history, especially the rural settings populated by men like Lincoln and Whitman. His poetry explores the back roads […]

December 3, 2012

“If the Whole Body Dies”: The little play that keeps on giving

Interview with Professor Robert Skloot By Katrina Dombrowsky Bob Skloot, UW–Madison professor emeritus of Theatre and Drama and Jewish Studies, carries a torch—one that, in his words, proclaims: “Through the arts, we can not only learn things but also emotionally respond to things. This creates an atmosphere or environment where hope is possible.” Hope is […]

October 19, 2012

E-books, digital content issues examined on new ALA website

The American Library Association announced the launch of a new website this week. The Ebooks & Digital Content website is a project by the ALA’s Digital Content and Libraries Working Group and is hosted by the Transforming Libraries initiative. The website is full of resources for librarians and other professionals dealing with issues related to […]

September 26, 2012

“From the Fool to the World” newly published by Parallel Press

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of From the Fool to the World, a new collection of poetry by Alison Stone ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). About the chapbook The poems in this collection make up a series in the voices of the Major Arcana of the tarot. Stone’s poetry extends and complements her […]

July 27, 2012

New chapbook of poetry examines industrial working conditions

Parallel Press is pleased to announce the publication of Once I Was Told the Air Was Not For Breathing, a new collection of poetry by Paola Corso ($10.00, Parallel Press, 2012). Corso’s collection examines industrial working conditions through the stories of those who worked in them. Writes Maggie Anderson, author of Windfall: New and Selected […]

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