Category Archives: UT Press General

UTP’s Karwhite, Pelton Lauded for Book Designs

The Southeastern Library Association granted two awards to UT Press designers in its 2009 Southern Books Competition. Barbara Karwhite’s THE WARS OF MYRON KING: A B-17 PILOT FACES WWII AND U.S.–SOVIET INTRIGUE won an Honorable Mention for dust jacket design. Chad Pelton’s  AMERICA’S MAIN STREET HOTELS: TRANSIENCY AND COMMUNITY IN THE EARLY AUTO ...

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Harry Moore’s Latest Tells Story of War and Ultimate Sacrifice

The Lonely Road is the story of nine men—all of whom lived on the same road in the small community of Nance in Crockett County, Tennessee, and all of whom, within eighteen months of each other, gave the supreme sacrifice for their country during World War II. They fought in different regiments, platoons, and ...

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Larry Hewitt and Brian Craig Miller Guests at Virtual Book Signing

Larry Hewitt and Brian Craig Miller Guests at Virtual Book Signing Last month Larry Hewitt talked about Confederate Generals in the Western Theater, Vols 1 & 2 and Brian Craig Miller discussed John Bell Hood and the Fight for Civil War Memory at Chicago’s ...

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Ghost Bird Book Launch and Film Festival 10/21

Ghost Bird Book Launch and Film Festival – Save the Date! Thursday, October 21, Knoxville Museum of Art Doors open at 6 p. m. / show starts at 7 p. m. There will be a showing of Ghost Bird, a new documentary about the search for the ivory-billed woodpecker. The evening will ...

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Lee and Jackson’s Bloody Twelfth Book Launch 9/25-9/26

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Lee and Jackson’s Bloody Twelfth Book Launch – Save the Date! Saturday, September 25 – Sunday, September 26 Stratford Hall, Stratford, Virginia. Johnnie Pearson will launch his new book, Lee and Jackson’s Bloody Twelfth, at the Chesapeake Bay Wine and Harvest ...

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UT Press Launches YouTube Channel!

Visit with our authors as they discuss their newest projects at <> . New this month— Lyn Bales and Nancy Tanner discuss their new project ...

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Interview with David Madden in Psychology Today!!!


Check out the interview with Author David Madden in Psychology Today!!

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Literary Lion David Madden Returns to Tiger Country

The Foundation for Historical Louisiana’s (FHL) monthly heritage lecture series will feature David Madden, novelist, historian, editor, lecturer, and literary critic. Madden, who retired in 2009 from the LSU faculty after many years of teaching and leadership posts, most recently held the Robert Penn Warren Professorship of Creative Writing. He is now a resident of Black Mountain, North Carolina. Both Madden and his wife, Robbie, were intrepid community activists and volunteers during their residency in Baton Rouge. They were one of the first to recognize the value of the homes in Baton Rouge’s Garden District when they purchased a large Victorian on Park Boulevard before preservation took over the neighborhood.

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Lyn Bales' Ghost Birds takes flight in Smithsonian


Check out Ghost Birds by Lyn Bales in the September issue of the Smithsonian!! A Close Encounter With the Rarest Bird.

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Tennessee's New Abolitionists


Amy Sayward discusses & signs Tennessee’s New Abolitionists Nashville, TN, Davis-Kidd, Thursday, August 26 at 7 p. m.

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