Gregory Blake Smith’s The Law of Miracles and Other Stories has been named one of five finalists for the 2012 Minnesota Book Award in the category of “Novel or Short Stories.” The winner will be announced at a Book Awards Gala in St. Paul on April 14, 2012.
Christine Sneed's Portraits of a Few of the People I've Made Cry has won the Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award. It was presented to her at a ceremony on January 17, 2012. Previously the book was awarded the Grace Paley Prize in Short Fiction, was selected by Time Out Chicago as one of the best books of the year, was named a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize... More
In January 2012, Project MUSE launched new e-book collections for libraries from the University Press Content Consortium (UPCC), with 17,000 titles from 66 university presses, including the University of Massachusetts Press. Scholars and students are now able to discover and search these books in an integrated environment with journal content currently on Project MUSE. Libraries purchasing these e-book collections will have perpetual access rights, with unlimited simultaneous usage,... More