In case you missed it, yesterday was the first day of university press week and the kick off of the blog tour, which included a post from Judith Jack Halberstam on the Duke University Press, arguing for the importance of university presses in preserving and promoting radical forms of knowledge.
On the Stanford University Press blog, Steven Levingston, the nonfiction editor of at the Washington Post Book World discusses how university presses inspire conversation. The University of Georgia Press blog includes Clare Potter’s post on why university presses are sustainable presses.
Bruce Miller and Ned Stuckey-French, who were both incredibly instrumental in staving off the elimination of the University of Missouri Press gave 5 reasons why we need university presses on the UMP blog. Finally, Anthony Grafton describes how he fell in love with university press books on the Harvard University Press blog.