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7/7/2014

University of Massachusetts Press Announces a New Director

We are pleased to announce that Mary V. Dougherty will serve as the next Director of the University of Massachusetts Press. She will be the third Director of the Press, after Leone Stein, who served from 1963 to 1982, and Bruce Wilcox, who served from 1982 to 2014.

5/5/2014
Sue Rainey's "Creating a World on Paper: Harry Fenn's Career in Art" is winner of the 2014 Ewell L. Newman Award of the American Historical Print Collectors Society. The award is given to recognize and encourage outstanding publications enhancing appreciation of American prints that are 100 or more years old. Congratulations Sue Rainey!
3/28/2014

Sean Bernard is winner of the 2014 Juniper Prize for Fiction. His collection of short stories, Desert, Sonorous, will be published by UMass Press in 2015. Bernard’s debut novel, Studies in the Hereafter, is forthcoming from Red Hen Press. His chapbook novella, Nuclear, was published by CutBank Books in 2013.

3/28/2014

David Kutz-Marks is winner of the 2014 Juniper Prize for Poetry. His collection of poems, Violin Playing Herself in a Mirror, will be published by UMass Press in 2015. Kutz-Marks earned an MFA in creative writing from Columbia University in 2009 and a BA in English language and literature from the University of Chicago in 2006.

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