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‘80th anniversary’

The Legacy of One of Our Most Important Books

Jun. 10, 2020—In this staff post, Vanderbilt UP Marketing and Sales Manager Betsy Phillips reflects on the checkered legacy of one of VUP’s most important books in our 80-year history: A Vanderbilt Miscellany. The Legacy of One of Our Most Important Books by Betsy Phillips As a part of Vanderbilt UP’s 80th Anniversary commemoration this year, we wanted...

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10 Outstanding Covers from the AUPresses Book, Jacket, and Journal Show

Jan. 16, 2020—The following is a guest post by Drohan DiSanto, designer at Vanderbilt University Press, exploring ten outstanding book covers from the Association of University Presses’ 2019 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show. Vanderbilt UP is currently hosting the traveling Book, Jacket, and Journal Show exhibit on Vanderbilt’s campus, in the Vanderbilt Libraries Special Collections exhibit space...

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A Year of Book Love: Celebrating Eighty Years of Vanderbilt University Press

Jan. 2, 2020—The following is a guest post by Gianna Mosser, director of Vanderbilt University Press. As we look forward to a new decade, Vanderbilt University Press also has the pleasure and occasion to celebrate eighty years of publishing. Founded in 1940, VUP was originally a platform for literary writers affiliated with the university, similar to many...

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Nashville Adult Literacy Council: Building Community, Word by Word

Nov. 7, 2019—In celebration of University Press Week, Vanderbilt UP is taking part in the University Press Week 2019 blog tour. For more about University Press Week, visit the AUPresses website. As Vanderbilt University Press quickly approaches its 80th anniversary in 2020, we’ve been reflecting on our history as a press, as well as thinking about what we...

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