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West Virginia University Press is the only university press, and the largest publisher of any kind, in the state of West Virginia. A part of West Virginia University, they publish books and scholarly journals by authors around the world, with a particular emphasis on Appalachian studies, history, higher education, the social sciences, and interdisciplinary books about energy, environment, and resources. They also publish works of fiction and creative nonfiction, and collaborate on innovative digital publications, notably West Virginia History: An Open Access Reader.

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Teaching Matters

A Guide for Graduate Students

West Virginia University Press

A practical and evidence-based teaching guide for graduate students across all fields.

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A Year without Months

West Virginia University Press

“A beautiful, powerful book. Read it and be changed.”—Jim Minick

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Lioness

A Novel

West Virginia University Press

“Darkly compelling.” —Tom Perrotta

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Remembering and Forgetting in the Age of Technology

Teaching, Learning, and the Science of Memory in a Wired World

West Virginia University Press

What does memory mean for learning in an age of smartphones and search engines?

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Hungry Town

A Novel

West Virginia University Press

“A literary page-turner. . . . Part Cormac McCarthy, part Tom Drury and Raymond Chandler, Kapcala has created a voice all his own.” —Brian Castleberry

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Another Appalachia

Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place

West Virginia University Press

“Commands your attention from the first page to the last word.” —Morgan Jerkins

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Rogues in the Postcolony

Narrating Extraction and Itinerancy in India

West Virginia University Press

An environmental humanist’s study of extractive capitalism and colonial occupation in Indian fiction.

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African American Workers and the Appalachian Coal Industry

West Virginia University Press

Essays by the foremost labor historian of the Black experience in the Appalachian coalfields.

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Slow Fuse of the Possible

A Memoir of Poetry and Psychoanalysis

West Virginia University Press

An engrossing and beautifully crafted memoir of imagination, obsession, and disaster from the couch of old-fashioned four-times-a-week psychoanalysis.
 

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Memoirs of the Life, Religious Experience, Ministerial Travels, and Labours of Mrs. Elaw

West Virginia University Press

The remarkable autobiography of a Black woman evangelist.
 

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