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50th Anniversary

50th Anniversary

Founded in 1970, University Press of Mississippi is the largest and only non-profit publisher in the state. From its offices in Jackson, UPM acquires, edits, designs, distributes, and promotes more than 85 new books every year. Our extensive list includes books that are vital to readers in African American studies, Caribbean studies, comics studies, film and media studies, folklore, history, literary studies, music, and popular culture.

Throughout 2020, we'll feature monthly sales, discounts, and events. We hope you'll join our celebration during this exciting year!

To hear Director Craig Gill talk with Karen Brown on Mississippi Edition about UPM's 50th Anniversary, click here!

50 Books for 50 Years at 50% off! Every month in 2020, we'll put a selection of our newer and classic titles on sale for 50% off. Check our website and social media each month to see the latest deals! 50th Anniversary Sale Titles


Download the 50th Anniversary Infographic.