Year: 2019

Curtis A. Gruenler wins Anne Middleton Book Prize

Curtis A. Gruenler, professor of English at Hope College, received the Anne Middleton Book Prize for his volume Piers Plowman and the Poetics of Enigma: Riddles, Rhetoric, and Theology (Notre Dame Press, 2017). The award was announced during the International Piers Plowman Society Conference in Miami, Florida. The prize is awarded to the best book within a two year […]

Welcome Michelle Sybert to the University of Notre Dame Press

The University of Notre Dame Press is delighted to announce that Michelle Sybert will begin on April 22, 2019, as the new Sales and Development Program Manager. “We couldn’t possibly be more excited about welcoming Michelle to the UNDP team. Her experience, vision, and savvy will elevate the Press to the next level of publishing excellence and financial […]

Notre Dame Press Intern moving on to NYU Summer Publishing Institute

The University of Notre Dame Press is excited to announce that intern Jessica Crandall (ND ’19), from Chatham, New Jersey, will attend the NYU Summer publishing Institute after graduation in May. The NYU SPI is a six week intensive program, where students are immersed in the world of book and magazine/digital publishing, attending workshops, strategy sessions, and […]

New biography highlights David Gaus ND’84 who transformed Latin American healthcare

Tony Hiss’s new book, Long Road from Quito: Transforming Health Care in Rural Latin America, tells the fascinating story of David Gaus, Notre Dame Class of ’84, who has been working for decades to improve health care accessibility in impoverished communities. Gaus is co-founder, with his mentor Rev. Theodore M. Hesburgh, C.S.C., of Andean Health and Development (AHD), an organization dedicated to […]

Brooklyn poet publishes Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize volume 

Brooklyn poet Heidi Andrea Restrepo Rhodes has published The Inheritance of Haunting, winner of the Andrés Montoya Poetry Prize. The poems in Rhodes’s collection contend with historical memory and its losses and gains carried within the body, wrought through colonization and its generations of violence, war, and survival. The driving forces behind Rhodes’s work include a decolonizing ethos; a queer sensibility that extends […]

Colin Powell biography examines a successful but flawed leader

Jeffrey J. Matthews’s new book Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot traces the rise to power and the professional life of American statesman and retired four-star general in the U.S. Army, Colin Powell. For the past three decades, Powell has been among America’s most trusted and admired leaders. Matthews offers a balanced and revisionist interpretation of Powell’s career, including his role in the My […]

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn book named Outstanding Academic Title by “Choice” magazine

Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 1, translated by Marian Schwartz, has been named a 2018 Outstanding Academic title by Choice magazine. This year’s Outstanding Academic Title list includes 455 books and digital resources chosen by the Choice editorial staff from among the over 4,800 titles reviewed by Choice […]

Spring 2019 catalog has forthcoming books with Notre Dame ties

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to release its Spring 2019 catalog. The Press is a publishing partner with several university departments, programs, and institutes at Notre Dame. Through those efforts, it extends the reach and reputation of the University while fulfilling its charge to advance intellectual exploration and knowledge. Upcoming books with Notre Dame ties […]

“Black Domers” named U.S. Catholic Book Club’s January selection

This month, the U.S. Catholic Book Club is reading Black Domers: African-American Students at Notre Dame in Their Own Words edited by Don Wycliff and David Krashna. Black Domers tells the compelling story of racial integration at the University of Notre Dame in the post–World War II era. In a series of seventy-five essays, beginning with the first African-American to graduate […]