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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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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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A Year without Months

West Virginia University Press

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

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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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Foote

A Mystery Novel

West Virginia University Press

“Part mystery, part fable but all original, Jim Foote is sure to be one of your favorite literary detectives—cryptid or otherwise.” —Jordan Farmer, author of The Poison Flood and The Pallbearer
 

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Inclusive Teaching

Strategies for Promoting Equity in the College Classroom

West Virginia University Press

Award-winning teachers offer practical tips for addressing inequities in the college classroom and for making all students feel welcome and included.

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Almanac for the Anthropocene

A Compendium of Solarpunk Futures

West Virginia University Press

Original voices from across the solarpunk movement, which positions ingenuity, generativity, and community as ways to resist hopelessness in response to the climate crisis.

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Imperium in Imperio

West Virginia University Press

A new critical edition of Sutton Griggs’s turn-of-the-twentieth-century novel, which continues to shed light on understandings of Black politics.
 

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Curing Season

Artifacts

West Virginia University Press

“A lovely and rapturous excavation and examination of the past, a lesson in writing oneself into history when it doesn’t offer you a space.” —Jenny Boully, author of Betwixt-and-Between: Essays on the Writing Life
 

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Bratwurst Haven

Stories

West Virginia University Press

Linked stories trace the vocational and emotional bargains made by workers at a Colorado sausage factory.

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Picture a Professor

Interrupting Biases about Faculty and Increasing Student Learning

West Virginia University Press

A collection of evidence-based insights and intersectional teaching strategies to inspire transformative student learning and interrupt stereotypes about what a professor looks like.
 

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Seeds of Occupation, Seeds of Possibility

The Agrochemical-GMO Industry in Hawai‘i

West Virginia University Press

How Hawaiʻi became the epicenter of the biotech seed industry, and how a resistance movement arose to confront the industry’s power.

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The Fifth Border State

Slavery, Emancipation, and the Formation of West Virginia, 1829–1872

West Virginia University Press

One of the first new interpretations of West Virginia’s origins in over a century—and one that corrects previous histories’ tendency to minimize support for slavery in the state’s founding.

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