University Press of Kentucky

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From fascinating historical books, riveting releases about the military, intriguing film biographies, poetry, fiction, and a number of other topics in between, the University Press of Kentucky has established itself as a prominent and important presence, not only in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, but nationally as well. Its publications have earned the Press an illustrious reputation in various fields, with reviews in such media as the Wall Street JournalNew York TimesLos Angeles TimesPublishers Weekly, Chicago Tribune, NPR, The Rumpus, and Foreword Reviews. Notable awards for the Press’s titles include thirteen Frederick Jackson Turner Awards (history); six Weatherford Awards (Appalachian studies); three Lillian Smith Book Awards (African American studies); and the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence (fiction).

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