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The University Press of Mississippi was founded in 1970 and is supported by Mississippi's eight state universities. UPM publishes scholarly books of the highest distinction and books that interpret the South and its culture to the nation and the world. From its offices in Jackson, the University Press of Mississippi acquires, edits, distributes, and promotes more than eighty new books every year. Over the years, the Press has published more than 1000 titles and distributed more than 2,600,000 copies worldwide, each with the Mississippi imprint. The University Press is the only not-for-profit book publisher in the state.

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#TurnItUP: The Neighborhood—An Interview with Catherine Egley Waggoner and Laura Egley Taylor

#TurnItUP: The Neighborhood—An Interview with Catherine Egley Waggoner and Laura Egley Taylor, authors of Realizing Our Place: Real Southern Women in a Mythologized Land Each year, the Association of University Presses hosts a blog tour in celebration of University Press Week. This year’s theme is #TurnItUP, emphasizing the work university presses do in amplifying voices, communities,

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