Category: Literature and Creative Writing

An Excerpt from “March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 3,” by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

One of the masterpieces of world literature, The Red Wheel is Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution told in the form of a historical novel. March 1917—the third node—tells the story, day by day, of the Russian Revolution itself. Until recently, the final two nodes have been unavailable in English. The publication of […]

Enter our Giveaway for a Chance to Win a Set of Books 1, 2, and 3 of “March 1917”

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to bring Nobel prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s magnum opus to an English-speaking audience for the first time. One of the masterpieces of world literature, The Red Wheel is Solzhenitsyn’s multivolume epic work about the Russian Revolution told in the form of a historical novel.  In celebration of the publication of March […]

A Celebration of National Poetry Month

For National Poetry Month, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to feature the excellent contributions of a diverse and inspiring group of poets. From debut publications to award-winning volumes, these poets amaze readers with their creativity in form, voice, stylistic expression. My Kill Adore Him is a collection of poems from Paul Martínez […]

An Interview with R. M. Kinder, author of “A Common Person and Other Stories”

R. M. Kinder, author of three prizewinning collections of short fiction, including the upcoming A Common Person and Other Stories (February 2021), recently spoke to us about her writing life, the creative process that went into this collection of short stories, and the writers who have influenced her work. She generously offers advice for new […]

Richard Sullivan Prize–Winner R. M. Kinder’s Short Stories Available in February

A Common Person and Other Stories (February 2021), a collection of short stories by R. M. Kinder, was selected by the University of Notre Dame’s Creative Writing Program as the thirteenth winner of the Richard Sullivan Prize in Short Fiction. Judge Valerie Sayers, the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, […]

An Excerpt from “John Berryman and Robert Giroux” by Patrick Samway S.J.

John Berryman and Robert Giroux: A Publishing Friendship (October 2020) provides new perspectives on the lives and work of two major figures in American poetry and publishing in the second half of the twentieth century: Robert Giroux (1914–2008), editor-in-chief of Harcourt, Brace and Company and later of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, and John Berryman (1914–1972), […]

An Interview with Patrick Samway, author of “John Berryman and Robert Giroux”

Patrick Samway S.J., author of John Berryman and Robert Giroux: A Publishing Friendship (October 2020), kindly agreed to answer a few questions about his writing process and research. His previous books include The Letters of Robert Giroux and Thomas Merton and Flannery O’Connor and Robert Giroux, both published by the University of Notre Dame Press. […]

Book Reveals Thoreau’s Enduring Relevance for Today’s Environmental and Democratic Crises

Bob Pepperman Taylor, the Elliott A. Brown Green and Gold Professor of Law, Politics, and Political Behavior at the University of Vermont, has published an important new book titled Lessons from Walden: Thoreau and the Crisis of American Democracy. In this original and passionate work, Taylor presents a wide-ranging inquiry into the nature and implications of Henry […]