My adorableness and astute insight into all things ursine cannot be overstated.
Mercer’s very own Dr. John Dunaway is at this very moment at the American Maritain Conference. Serving variously as presenter and chair, Dr. Dunaway’s latest book is a translation of a Russian novel, Vladimir Volkoff’s THE POPE’S GUEST. For more information, visit us at http://www.mupress.org/productdetails.cfm?PC=891.
Safe travels, John!
It’s another great day here at Mercer University Press. After repeated attempts to destroy Macon GA with ice, Mother Nature is playing the old switcheroo and giving us two days in the seventies. Time will tell if Mercer Press can keep up. Less uncertain is Marsha and Jenny’s presence in the Mercer Press rocking chairs. Margaritas are optional.
Mercer University Press will be an exhibitor at the 24th annual GaCOMO (Council of Media Organizations) Conference being held jointly this year with SELA, the Southeastern Library Association.
Macon It Happen @ Your Library: GaCOMO & SELA is scheduled for Wednesday, October 3 – Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Macon Centreplex and the Macon Marriott City Center, in Macon, Georgia.
The Georgia Council of Media Organizations is made up of the following organizations:
If you are attending the conference, please stop by Booth #105 and take a look at the great books we have to offer at a very special show discount.
Hope to see you there!
Congratulations to author George W. Martin, who has been selected to receive a Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB) Award for Excellence in Research Using the Holdings of An Archives for “I Will Give Them One More Shot”: Ramsey’s 1st Regiment Georgia Volunteers. (Jan 2011)
The Awards Ceremony will be held at the Georgia Archives (5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30602) on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. There will be a brief reception followed by the award presentation.
The Georgia Historical Records Advisory Board (GHRAB) established the Outstanding Archives Awards Program in 2003 to recognize outstanding efforts in archives and records work in Georgia. By publicly recognizing excellent achievements, the Board strives to inspire others.
|Celebrate Independents! SIBA’s 2012 Book Award Winners|
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The best in southern literature, from the people who would know. . .Southern Independent (and independently-minded!) Booksellers
(Columbia, SC) Southern indie booksellers once again demonstrate their independence of mind by choosing an excitingly eclectic collection of books for the 2012 SIBA Book Awards.
Poetry Winner: Abandoned Quarry by John Lane (Mercer University Press)
“Lane’s poetry is rich with love of place and environment.” –City Lights Bookstore
Abandoned Quarry is a collection of poems by one of the South’s most admired environmental writers. The collection makes available for the first time under one cover poems from a dozen full collections and chapbooks. The poems range in subject matter through relationships, nature, improvisational pieces, and rants about the strangeness of the modern condition.
See more about this title http://www.mupress.org/productdetails.cfm?PC=517
ForeWord Reviews is pleased to announce the winners of the 2011 Book of the Year Awards.
At a ceremony today at ALA’s Annual Conference in Anaheim, California, ForeWord named 209 Book of the Year Award winners in 54 categories. These books, representing the best independently published works from 2011, were selected by a panel of librarian and bookseller judges.
Congratulations to two very fine authors and their Mercer University Press titles!
Bronze Winner in Historical Fiction Washed in the Blood—Lisa Alther
Honorable Mention in General Fiction Bogmeadow’s Wish—Terry Kay
To check out winners in all categories, click on the link below.
Congratulations to our 48th Annual Georgia Author of the Year Award Winners who were presented their awards Saturday, June 16, 2012 at Kennesaw State University. Mercer Press staff traveled to Kennesaw to enjoy dinner and the awards ceremony. Giveaways on each table in honor of Ferrol Sams were donated by the Press and those patrons who found the gold GAYA seal on their chair took home a free book. A great night for all the winners and for Mercer University Press!
Ferrol Sams—Lifetime Achievement Award
Jaclyn Weldon White—Georgia Author of the Year—Biography
Ed Grisamore—Georgia Author of the Year—Essays
Terry Kay—Georgia Author of the Year—Short Stories
Georgia Writers Association