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.
A thorough exploration of the South’s lasting impact on American life
Collected interviews with the award-winning author spanning from the 1994 publication of his first collection of short stories, The Night the New Jesus Fell to Earth, through the publication of his 2015 novel, Above the Waterfall
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