Thoughts of spring...

As the northeast digs out from a long winter, we turn to thoughts of spring. Wesleyan UP has an exciting spring line up, including new poetry titles Itself (Rae Armantrout), Mr. West (Sarah Blake), Heliopause (Heather Christle), and The Glory Gets (Honorée Fanonne Jeffers). In addition, we have two books forthcoming from the Wesleyan Film series, The Cinema of Errol Morris and The Lives of Robert Ryan, and a few new books from our Garnet Book series: Heroes for All TimeHomegrown Terror, and In History's Wake
new garnet books
Our spring books have received some attention from the media. Flavorwire posted three poems from Mr. Blake, with accompanying videos. The Boston Globe recently posted a slide show of photographs from In History's WakeHeroes for All Time was featured in The Hartford Courant, in a lovely piece that includes an online slideshow. Rae Armantrout's Itself was a Publishers Weekly Pick of the Week, and Heliopause was on TimeOut New York's short list of Most Anticipated Books of Early 2015The Glory Gets is the April pick for the Rumpus Poetry Book Club

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Announcing Wesleyan University, 1910-1970: Academic Ambition and Middle-Class America from David B. Potts
In Wesleyan University, 1910–1970, David B. Potts presents an engaging story that includes a measured departure from denominational identity, an enterprising acquisition of fabulous wealth, and a burst of enthusiastic aspirations that initiated an era of financial stress. Threaded through these episodes is a commitment to social service that is rooted in Methodism and clothed…...

Wesleyan Film @ SCMS Montreal
The Society for Cinema & Media Studies‘ annual conference is currently underway in Montreal. Founded in 1959, SCMS is a professional organization of college and university educators, filmmakers, historians, critics, scholars, and others devoted to the study of the moving image. Wesleyan’s film series acquisitions editor, Parker Smathers, will be in attendance this weekend, catching up on the…...

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