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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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VUP’s Betsy Phillips Named Nashville’s Best Historian

Oct. 18, 2019—Betsy Phillips, Marketing and Sales Manager at Vanderbilt UP, has been dubbed both Nashville’s Best Historian and author of the year’s Best Short-Fiction Book in the 2019 Best of Nashville edition of the Nashville Scene. She finds herself in the illustrious company of other 2019 “Best of” winners Margaret Renkl, Brittany Howard, Buddy Miller, and...

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Southern Festival of Books 2019

Oct. 10, 2019—This weekend, the 31st annual Southern Festival of Books is happening in Nashville, from Friday, October 11, through Sunday, October 13. Spanning several blocks in downtown Nashville, the Southern Festival of Books is a free festival hosted by Humanities Tennessee each October that brings thousands of book lovers together for panels and solo sessions featuring...

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VUPlaylist: They Came to Nashville

Sep. 26, 2019—We’re kicking off our new blog with a celebration of the country music books that we’ve co-published over the past two decades with the Country Music Foundation Press. In honor of our country music titles, and coinciding with the premiere of Ken Burns’s new Country Music documentary, we’ve put together playlists that draw from a...

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VUPlaylist: Bobby Braddock

Sep. 25, 2019—We’re kicking off our new blog with a celebration of the country music books that we’ve co-published over the past two decades with the Country Music Foundation Press. In honor of our country music titles, and coinciding with the premiere of Ken Burns’s new Country Music documentary, we’ve put together playlists that draw from a...

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VUPlaylist: Finding Her Voice

Sep. 19, 2019—We’re kicking off our new blog with a celebration of the country music books that we’ve co-published over the past two decades with the Country Music Foundation Press. In honor of our country music titles, and coinciding with the premiere of Ken Burns’s new Country Music documentary, we’ve put together playlists that draw from a...

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VUPlaylist: Singing in the Saddle

Sep. 17, 2019—We’re kicking off our new blog with a celebration of the country music books that we’ve co-published over the past two decades with the Country Music Foundation Press. In honor of our country music titles, and coinciding with the premiere of Ken Burns’s new Country Music documentary, we’ve put together playlists that draw from a...

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VUPlaylist: A&R Pioneers

Sep. 17, 2019—We’re kicking off our new blog with a celebration of the country music books that we’ve co-published over the past two decades with the Country Music Foundation Press. In honor of our country music titles, and coinciding with the premiere of Ken Burns’s new Country Music documentary, we’ve put together playlists that draw from a...

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