The University Press of Mississippi is a nonprofit publisher that serves an academic and general audience. We receive approximately 800 submissions and publish an average of 80 books a year. Our editorial program focuses on African American studies; American studies, literature, history, and culture; art and architecture; biography and memoir; children's literature studies; ethnic studies; film and television studies; folklore and folk art; military history; music; natural sciences; photography; popular culture; reference; Southern studies; sports; women's studies; other liberal arts.
Special series: American Made Music; Caribbean Studies; Chancellor Porter L. Fortune Symposium in Southern History; Children's Literature Association; Conversations with Comics Artists; Conversations with Filmmakers; Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha; Folklore Studies in a Multicultural World; Great Comics Artists; Hollywood Legends; Literary Conversations; Margaret Walker Alexander Series in African American Studies; Race, Rhetoric, and Media; Willie Morris Books in Memoir and Biography.
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Spring Reads for Moms, Dads, & Grads
Spring has finally arrived, and with it, plenty of new releases that are perfect for Moms, Dads, and Grads. Check out some of our new books below, and browse our complete Spring/Summer 2018 catalog here. Southern Splendor: Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South Marc R. Matrana, Robin S. Lattimore, and Michael W. Kitchens An illustrated exploration of the legacies and(read more...)