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Chuck Sidelines

His Life's Work

by Michael MacCambridge

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Noll’s affinity to educate -- ‘Play the way you’ve been coached’ -- leads to a super start

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Like Him

by Aaron Smith



Published poetry authors can now submit manuscripts online! Visit our Poetry Authors Page for information




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Fidel Castro in 1978.
Photo by Marcelo Montecino.

The recent passing of Cuban leader Fidel Castro will have a significant impact on Cuba, its relations with the world, and the United States.

An article by Lisandro Perez, published in Cuban Studies 39, offers powerful insights on the future of a post-Castro Cuba: Read the article

Since 1985, the University of Pittsburgh Press, through its Cuban Studies Series has been a leading publisher of scholarly articles on Cuban politics, economics, literature, culture, and many other topics.

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  • Hour of the Ox / Marci Calbretta Cancio-Bello
  • In the Volcano's Mouth / Miriam Bird Greenberg
  • Hard Times: A Novel of Liberals and Radicals in 1860s Russia / Vasily Sleptsov

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Author Events

Nate Marshall

Wild Hundreds

December 20, 7 p.m.
Open Door Readings
with Jamila Woods & Carlina Duan
Chicago Poetry Foundation
61 W. Superior St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Michael MacCambridge

Chuck Noll: His Life's Work

December 1, 6 p.m.
Barnes & Noble - The Waterfront
100 West Bridge Rd.
Homestead, PA 15120

December 2, Noon
University Store on Fifth
4000 Fifth Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

December 2, 7 p.m.
Barnes & Noble - Monroeville
145 Mall Circle Drive
Monroeville, PA 15146


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Congratulations to Michael David-Fox, who was awarded the fifth annual Historia Nova Prize for Best Book on Russian Intellectual and Cultural History for Crossing Borders: Modernity, Ideology, and Culture in Russia and the Soviet Union. The award was established in 2012 by the Mikhail Prokhorov Foundation and Academic Studies Press.

Congratulations to Pitt poet Lynn Emanuel, whose collection The Nerve of It was selected for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize by the Academy of American Poets. The prize includes a cash award of $25,000.

Congratulations to Cave Canem Foundation, recipient of the 2016 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, awarded by the National Book Foundation. In twelve years, this is the first time the award has been given to an organization. University of Pittsburgh Press publishes the winner of the Cave Canem Poetry Prize every third year.

We mourn the recent passing of Peter Oresick, a great friend, teacher, mentor, poet, painter, and champion of the arts in Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette obituary.

Cave Canem Foundation, one of the most important organizations for U.S. literary arts and letters and the premier space for the cultivation of African American poetry is seeking a new Executive Director. Information about the organization, position, and application can be found here

The University of Pittsburgh Press proudly celebrates its 80th year of publishing in 2016.

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