Category: Press Releases

New Paperback Release: “Colin Powell” by Jeffrey J. Matthews

Colin Powell: Imperfect Patriot is a fascinating biography of the late Colin Powell, which brings to light his towering achievements and errors in judgment during a lifetime devoted to public service. Until he passed away in 2021, Colin Powell was revered as one of America’s most trusted and admired leaders. This biography demonstrates that Powell’s […]

New Paperback Release: “William Still” by William C. Kashatus

William Still: The Underground Railroad and the Angel at Philadelphia is the first major biography of the free Black abolitionist William Still, who coordinated the Eastern Line of the Underground Railroad and was a pillar of the Railroad as a whole. Based in Philadelphia, Still built a reputation as a courageous leader, writer, philanthropist, and […]

Brenda Deen Schildgen receives the Helen and Howard Marraro Prize for “Dante and Violence”

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce that Brenda Deen Schildgen, distinguished professor emerita of comparative literature at the University of California, Davis, received this year’s Helen and Howard Marraro Prize for her book Dante and Violence: Domestic, Civic, Cosmic. Awarded by the Society for Italian Historical Studies in conjunction with the American Historical […]

Notre Dame Press to Publish Best-Selling Author Tomáš Halík’s New Book “Touch the Wounds”

On March 1, 2023, the University of Notre Dame Press will publish Tomáš Halík’s new book Touch the Wounds: On Suffering, Trust, and Transformation, translated by Gerald Turner. The book will be released during Lent. Czech Roman Catholic priest, philosopher, theologian, and scholar Tomáš Halík is a best-selling author in Europe and the United States. His previous books with Notre Dame Press, I Want You to Be: On the […]

2022 Winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry Announced

Vickie Vertiz is the 2022 winner of the Ernest Sandeen Prize in Poetry. Vértiz is an award-winning Mexican American poet, writer, and professor whose work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. Her first poetry collection, Palm Frond with Its Throat Cut, was published in the Camino del Sol Series at The […]

Notre Dame Press Presents its Spring 2023 Catalog of Publications

The University of Notre Dame Press is proud to present its Spring 2023 catalog. This collection will engage readers across a variety of disciplines, including theology, philosophy, political science, and other areas that align with the academic strengths of the University of Notre Dame. These titles illustrate our commitment to maintaining an innovative and sustainable publishing […]

Notre Dame Press Celebrates University Press Week, November 14–18, 2022

As University Press Week enters its second decade of celebrating excellence in university press publishing, Next UP has been chosen as the theme for this year’s event. The theme highlights the dedicated work performed by those in the university press community to seek out, engage, advance, and promote the latest scholarship, ideas, best practices, and technology. University presses are […]

Nobel Prize–winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s “March 1917, Book 2,” is Available in a Paperback Edition

During this year’s Nobel Prize season, the University of Notre Dame Press is proud to announce the release of a new paperback edition of our Nobel Prize in Literature winner Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s March 1917: The Red Wheel, Node III, Book 2. The action of Book 2 (of four) of March 1917 is set during March 13–15, 1917, the Russian Revolution’s turbulent second week, when […]

Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale Coming in November

The University of Notre Dame Press is pleased to announce our annual Notre Dame Press Book Festival and Book Sale will take place on November 15–16, 2022, 10:00 am to 6:00 pm EST, in the Hesburgh Library Concourse. Every year, students, faculty, and community members flock to the Book Festival and Book Sale to peruse and purchase paperback and hardback […]