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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.


UPM’s BOOKFRIENDS to Celebrate 30th Anniversary with New Orleans-themed party at Hal and Mal’s

On Wednesday from 6-9 p.m., the University Press of Mississippi will be holding its annual BOOKFRIENDS fall membership party at Hal and Mal’s. This year’s party will mark the 30th anniversary of BOOKFRIENDS support of Mississippi’s only nonprofit publisher. The party will have a decidedly New Orleans theme, featuring music by the Southern Komfort Brass Band and celebrate the recent

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