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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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Children's Literature Association Conference

The 2018 Children's Literature Association Conference is just around the corner, and UPM is ready! Acquisitions editor Katie Keene will be manning the UPM booth with a wide selection of books on children’s and young adult literature studies. Want a sneak peek? All of these recently published titles will be on display at our booth. Drop by the conference from June 28-30 to see the rest!

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