Press Releases

Bucknell University Press Offers Internship, Book Collection Prize

The Bucknell University Press is offering a competitive, year-long, non-paid internship for qualified sophomores, juniors or seniors interested in scholarly publishing for the 2012-13 academic year. In addition, the Bucknell University Press and the Office of Library and Information Technology are offering a $500 prize for the best book collection.


Bucknell University Press Joins the Rowman & Littlefield

Beginning in July 2010, Bucknell University Press books will be published by Rowman & Littlefield, a very large, independent publisher of scholarly, trade, and popular books.


Bucknell University Press Book Wins Serra d'Or Critics' Prize

Dr. Sharon G. Feldman, Professor of Spanish and Catalan Studies at the University of Richmond, recently traveled to Barcelona to accept the Serra d'OrCritics' Prize for Research in Catalan Studies from Serra d'Or magazine.



Bucknell University Press Launches Contemporary Irish Writers Series

Irish Studies has flourished during the past fifty years. Its interests extend from prominent figures such as James Joyce and W.B. Yeats to newer voices such as Eavan Boland and Ciaran Carson, and the discipline continues conversations about women's issues, nationalism, and the Irish language, which have long drawn the attention of Irish writers. In the Contemporary Irish Writers Series, Bucknell University Press aims to contribute to these important ongoing cultural conversations and also to revive Bucknell's historic series in Irish Studies.


Recent Reviews

Nineteenth-Century Studies, vol. 23 (2009). Several Bucknell University Press titles in Scottish studies were recently reviewed in Nineteenth-Century Studies, vol. 23 (2009), including David Duff and Catherine Jones' edited volume Scotland, Ireland, and the Romantic Aesthetic(2007); Evan Gottlieb's book Feeling British: Sympathy and National Identity in Scottish and English Writing, 1707-1832(2007); and Caroline McCracken-Flesher's edited volume, Culture, Nation and the New Scottish Parliament (2007). || Read an excerpt.

Iberoamericana, vol. 38 (2010). Two Bucknell University Press titles were reviewed in the journal Iberoamericana, vol. 38 (2010): Daniel Frost's Cultivating Madrid: Public Space and Middle-Class Culture in the Spanish Capital, 1833-1890 (2008), and Sharon G. Feldman's In the Eye of the Storm: Contemporary Theater in Barcelona (2009). || Read an excerpt from both reviews.

Recent Prizes

2010 Serra d'Or Prize for Research in Catalan Studies. In the Eye of the Storm: Contemporary Theater in Barcelona — Awarded the 2010 Serra d'Or Prize for Research in Catalan Studies

2004 Honorable Mention for the MLA's Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize.Giants of Delft: Johannes Vermeer and the Natural Philosophers: The Parallel Search for Knowledge during the Age of DiscoveryA 2002-2003 Mitchell Prize Finalist

Feature Articles and Letters

"18th Century Titles Garner Recognition". Bucknell University Press was recognized for its outstanding eighteenth century publications in the current issue of Studies in English Literature. || Read more

"Bucknell University Press's Annus Translatio". Nina Forsberg, former Publishing Manager, in The Eighteenth-Century Intelligencer (September 2010). || Reprinted with permission.

"Bucknell University Press Marks 40th Anniversary". The Bucknell University Press celebrated the 40th anniversary of the publication of its first book in 1969 with a series of literary projects that included publications highlighting Charles Darwin's contributions to science and discovery. || Read more of this Bucknell University website article.

"In Memoriam: Tom Yoseloff". Jack Wheatcroft. December 27, 2007. Despite the richness and fullness of his life, and the peacefulness with which he gave up life, I know that you, family members and friends, gathered here to memorialize him, are grieving deeply, as I am, that Thomas Yoseloff is no more. || Read more of this commemoration eulogy by Jack Wheatcroft.

"Eighteenth-Century Studies from Bucknell". James May, The East Central Intelligencer, VOL. 13, May 1999. Editor's note :Late last year we asked our member Greg Clingham to consider writing an article for the Intelligencer on the involvement of Bucknell University Press in eighteenth-century studies. || Read Greg Clingham's review of 18th Century Studies from Bucknell.

"University Press Flourishing". E.J. Crawford, The Bucknellian, 2006. Toiling in virtual anonymity in the basement of Taylor Hall lies one of the most, productive and growing academic departments within the blanket of the University. And it has nothing to do with Management. It is the Bucknell University Press. || Read more from The Bucknellian.


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