Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Greetings from the London Book Fair!

Hello from London! I arrived yesterday in the city along with my colleague, press director Doug Armato. Once we have a cuppa and a bacon butty, we'll be ready to represent the University of Minnesota Press at this year's London Book Fair.

We have a long-standing and active international rights and translations program, with press titles routinely translated and published by diverse publishers from around the world. But this is actually the first time the University of Minnesota Press has attended the London Book Fair. This year, we are showcasing a diverse list to international publishers (mainly from Europe) that includes our cutting edge scholarly and theory titles alongside our curated lists of commercial fiction, children's and young adult fiction, and cookbooks.

I would like to draw your attention to a handful of titles, included below, that we feel will receive significant attention in London:

What God Is Honored Here?
Writings on Miscarriage and Infant Loss for Native Women and Women of Color
Shannon Gibney and Kao Kalia Yang, editors

A literary collection of voices from indigenous women and women of color who have undergone miscarriage and infant loss

World rights all languages
October 2019

A Cook's Guide to Using Honey and Maple Syrup
Beth Dooley and Mette Nielsen

A beautiful, delicious celebration of two natural sweeteners in irresistible recipes

World rights all languages
April 2019

A Critical Guide to the Future of the Galaxy
Dan Golding

Politics, craft, and cultural nostalgia in the remaking of Star Wars for a new age

World rights all languages
March 2019

Jacqueline Briggs Martin 
Illustrated by Larry Day

An irresistible read-aloud picture book, in which a little odd-duck-out discovers her unique strengths

World rights all languages
February 2019

A PDF of our full rights catalog can be see here.

You'll be able to find us under the beautiful glass arches of Olympia in London at the AUPresses Pavillion, Stand #7D14. 

Hope to see you there!

Jason Weidemann, Editorial Director

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