Category: Penn Press News

Middleton Awarded BAAS Prize

The British Association for American Studies has awarded its Book Prize for the best published book in American Studies in 2006 to Simon Middleton’s From Privileges to Rights: Work and… READ MORE

Meet the Press at the Fest

The University of Pennsylvania Press is pleased to be a part of the first annual Philadelphia Book Festival, April 21 and 22, 11 a.m – 7 p.m. at the Free… READ MORE

Tropic of Venice Contest Winner

Tropic of Venice author Margaret Doody knows Venice. So does Bonnie Hollis, winner of our Tropic of Venice contest. Over 360 people took our Tropic of Venice online quiz. 15… READ MORE

Parkin Wins Emily Toth Award

The Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association has awarded Katherine J. Parkin’s Food is Love: Advertising and Gender Roles in Modern America, the Emily Toth Award for the best book in… READ MORE

More than Talking Heads

Two Penn Press authors and a series editor recently lent their expertize to news and documentary productions on a wide range of subjects. This Thursday, Eric Stover, author of The… READ MORE

Take the Tropic of Venice Quiz

Find out how well you know Venice by taking our online quiz. Answer all five questions correctly and you could win a $50 Penn Press gift certificate. What happens in… READ MORE

An Interview with Our Marketing Director

"Laura Waldron’s life is publishing," writes Matt Steinmetz. "An author, a publisher and the marketing director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Press, Waldron offers a perspective on academic publishing… READ MORE

Lustick on The Brian Lehrer Show

WNYC Radio’s Brian Lehrer will interview Ian. S. Lustick, author of Trapped in the War on Terror, on Monday,  9/25 at 11:00 a.m. EST. Listeners can call in comments and… READ MORE