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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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Slime Line

A Novel

West Virginia University Press
  • Copyright year: 2024
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How to Make Your Mother Cry

Fictions

West Virginia University Press
  • Copyright year: 2024
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Utter, Earth

Advice on Living in a More-than-Human World

West Virginia University Press
  • Copyright year: 2024
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Hell’s Not Far Off

Bruce Crawford and the Appalachian Left

West Virginia University Press
  • Copyright year: 2024
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Roxy and Coco

A Novel

West Virginia University Press
  • Copyright year: 2024
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God of River Mud

A Novel

West Virginia University Press

Grappling with innate desires and LGBTQ identity, a family struggles under the oppressive expectations foisted on them by fundamentalist Christianity.

  • Copyright year: 2024
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Finding the Singing Spruce

Musical Instrument Makers and Appalachia's Mountain Forests

West Virginia University Press

Environment, craft, and meaning in the work of Appalachian instrument makers.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Mama Said

Stories

West Virginia University Press

Original stories of Black family life in Louisville, Kentucky, for readers of Dantiel Moniz (Milk Blood Heat) and Kai Harris (What the Fireflies Knew).
“Surprising and revelatory. . . . I love this book.” —Stephanie Powell Watts, author of No One Is Coming to Save Us

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Critical Geographies of Youth

Law, Policy, and Power

West Virginia University Press

Scholarly and activist perspectives on identities often overlooked in the study of geography: youth and age.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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Clear Creek

Toward a Natural Philosophy

West Virginia University Press

Acclaimed author Erik Reece spends a year beside a rural Kentucky stream, in close observation of the natural world’s cycles, revelations, and redemptions.

  • Copyright year: 2023
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