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We’ve Moved!

The Yale Press Log has moved from WordPress.com to a new home at blog.yupnet.org! Yupnet.org, or Yale Books Unbound, is a network of digital content associated with Yale University Press books. With this move we are pleased to bring you ad-free content and a new, cleaner layout. We hope you will find it much easier to […]

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Yale Series of Younger Poets 2014 Competition Now Accepting Submissions!

Calling all American poets under 40! Submissions for the 2014 Yale Series of Younger Poets competition are being accepted from now until November 15, 2013. And for the first time, manuscripts can be submitted electronically! The Yale Series of Younger Poets prize is the oldest literary award in the United States and champions the most […]

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The Voice in My Head: Steve Wasserman on Susan Sontag

By Steve Wasserman Among the first books I’ve acquired for Yale University Press, just now being published, is a valentine to my late and beloved Susan Sontag.  For decades, she was something of an Auntie Mame figure for me.  We spent years haunting used bookstores in Berkeley, Los Angeles, and New York, talking for hours […]

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Placing the Placeless: A Conversation with Rodrigo Rey Rosa

This interview by Jeffrey Gray was originally published in vol. 4, no. 2 (2007) in A Contracorriente. Placing the Placeless: a Conversation with Rodrigo Rey Rosa1 Jeffrey Gray, Seton Hall University Rodrigo Rey Rosa was born in Guatemala City, Guatemala, in 1958.  As a young writer, he lived for several years in Tangier, where he became a friend […]

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September Theme Sign-up for Books: Memoir & Memory

In choosing Memoir & Memory as our monthly theme for September, a reflection of our year in publishing the genre was telling: A particularly monumental year for Yale University Press in its release of personal letters and correspondence, we published The Richard Burton Diaries (Oct. 2012, pbk July 2013), edited by Chris Williams, with ongoing #BurtonDiaries […]

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YUP September Green Tip: Take a Yale Sustainability Tour!

Follow @yaleSCIbooks We may not have had many crisp fall days yet, but the arrival on campus of all the new and returning Yale students means they can’t be far off. In the spirit of back-to-school, take a campus sustainability tour unlike any other! Start at the New Haven Green, stop by our gardens, LEED gold-rated buildings, and […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 20, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found conversations on Syria, Jonathan Franzen, superheroes in New York City, religion and death, the beauty of bridges and […]

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Letters from the Western Front

“Write as often as you can. I long for letters now.” —Private Peter McGregor In 1989, historian Anthony Fletcher found an old tin trunk among his grandmother’s possessions. In it were 243 letters, sent by his grandfather Major Reggie Trench to his wife Clare during World War I. They lay beside 35 other letters that […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, September 6, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses.  This week we found conversations on prison culture, mass protests, collapsing bridges, and immigration policy. What did you read this week? Princeton […]

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What SUP from Your Favorite University Presses, August 30, 2013

Welcome to our weekly roundup of news from university presses! There is much to share from our fellow academic publishing houses and much to learn on What SUP at the social university presses. This week we found topical discussions about Syria, the March on Washington and Labor Day, as well as some intimate accounts of […]

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