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.

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Children's Books on the Big Screen

University Press of Mississippi

A critical volume dedicated to children's film adaptation

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Conversations with Graham Swift

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the author of the Booker Prize–winning novel Last Orders and Waterland

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Graphic Indigeneity

Comics in the Americas and Australasia

University Press of Mississippi

How comics in the Americas and Oceania have misconstrued, transformed, and reconstructed Indigenous stories

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A Sojourn in Paradise

Jack Robinson in 1950s New Orleans

University Press of Mississippi

A celebration of the New Orleans life and early career of famed fashion photographer Jack Robinson

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Coming Out of the Magnolia Closet

Same-Sex Couples in Mississippi

University Press of Mississippi

An intimate portrait that shifts the narrative of what gay life looks like in the rural South

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Vintage Postcards from the African World

In the Dignity of Their Work and the Joy of Their Play

University Press of Mississippi

An extraordinary view of the bounty of Africa and its diaspora

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Stone Motel

Memoirs of a Cajun Boy

University Press of Mississippi

Dispatches from the childhood of a Louisiana son raised in a roadside motel.

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Rediscovering Frank Yerby

Critical Essays

Edited by Matthew Teutsch
University Press of Mississippi

The first book-length sounding of the major contributions of the first black American novelist to sell more than a million copies

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Conversations with John Banville

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the author of Long Lankin, Mrs. Osmond, and The Sea, the last of which won the Man Booker Prize

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Monstrous Women in Comics

University Press of Mississippi

A critical volume on the ways women are made monstrous in popular culture

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