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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Conversations with Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Edited by Daria Tunca
University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the widely acclaimed African writer and outspoken intellectual who is known for her insightful fiction, viral TED talks, and essays on feminism

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Jonas Mekas

Interviews

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the director of avant-garde films such as Walden (Diaries, Notes, and Sketches); Reminiscences of a Journey to Lithuania; and As I Was Moving Ahead Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses of Beauty

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The Power of One

Sister Anne Brooks and the Tutwiler Clinic

University Press of Mississippi

The inspiring story of a doctor who empowered a community by providing health care in the Mississippi Delta

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John Jennings

Conversations

University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with the graphic designer and comic book scholar who is best known for his collaboration with Damian Duffy on the New York Times bestseller and Eisner Award–winning graphic novel adaptation of Octavia Butler’s Kindred

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Mississippi Poets

A Literary Guide

University Press of Mississippi

A thorough examination of the powerful poets from a mighty literary state

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Sacred Language of the Abakuá

University Press of Mississippi

The first English-language translation and extensive notation of a seminal work from the African diaspora

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Conversations with Joanna Scott

Edited by Michael Lackey
University Press of Mississippi

Collected interviews with a critically acclaimed and award-winning writer who is known for her jolting and illuminating fiction

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New Critical Essays on Toni Morrison's God Help the Child

Race, Culture, and History

University Press of Mississippi

The first scholarly collection to examine Morrison's most recent work of fiction, God Help the Child

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Taking Flight

Caribbean Women Writing from Abroad

University Press of Mississippi

A groundbreaking exploration of the impact of trauma based on gender, sexuality, and race across the Anglophone Caribbean

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Comic Art in Museums

Edited by Kim A. Munson
University Press of Mississippi

A comprehensive history of how comics and comic art gained recognition as art

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