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Black Voices Matter

Jun 5, 2020 (8:51 am)

“Books are a form of political power.— Toni Morrison Trinity University Press is proud to be a member of the Association of University Presses and applauds its recently updated Statement on Equity and Anti-racism. We’re committed to the values it reflects and are taking proactive, tangible steps to implement those values.  As a nationally...

Join Us for the Maverick Book Club!

May 13, 2020 (3:39 pm)

Trinity University Press is proud to announce the launch of the Maverick Book Club, celebrating all things Texas (especially San Antonio)! This monthly series of virtual discussions and in-person events features intriguing authors discussing the books that are shaping the narrative landscape of the state. First up is the novel The Duchess of...

Coleen on What To Read During Self-Isolation

Mar 17, 2020 (5:48 pm)

Though it should, it does not dismay me that former students have been e-mailing me to say they are reading (or, for a very, very few) re-reading Defoe’s A JOURNAL OF THE PLAGUE YEAR or Camus’ THE PLAGUE. I have grown accustomed to students making unusual choices. Nevertheless, others have asked me for reading suggestions as they self-isolate...

Who Is The Duchess of Angus?

Mar 6, 2020 (2:31 pm)

Written in the 1950s and discovered by family members years after her death, Margaret Brown Kilik’s shocking coming-of-age novel of the emotional and sexual brutality of young women’s lives in wartime San Antonio deserves a place on the shelf alongside classic novels like Sylvia Plath’s The Bell Jar and Carson McCullers’s The Member of the...

TU Press Hosts Living Heritage Symposium

Sep 11, 2019 (2:07 pm)

Last week, for the second year in a row, Trinity University Press hosted the annual Living Heritage Symposium on the Trinity campus. Presented by San Antonio’s Office of Historic Preservation, the gathering of local and international cultural heritage experts is in its third year. Incorporating United Nations Sustainable Development Goals,...

Michael Nye Wins Prestigious Bolotin Award

Jul 16, 2019 (1:23 pm)

The National Federation of the Blind has presented $50,000 in cash awards to individuals and organizations that are a positive force in the lives of blind people and whose work advances the goal of helping transform their dreams into reality. The twelfth annual Dr. Jacob Bolotin Awards honored five innovators, including San Antonio photographer...

Putting on the Dog in Ms. Magazine

May 6, 2019 (12:46 pm)

"Cloth making—reeling, spinning, weaving, knitting—is historically “night work,” most often done by women, most often poor women, then and now, all over the earth. In Japan until the late 1980s, farmers and fishermen in rural areas usually owned only one piece of clothing, made from hemp, passed on and patched from generation to generation and...

Get Lit with Susan Page of USA Today

Mar 20, 2019 (10:35 am)

In collaboration with Trinity University Press, the San Antonio Book Festival proudly presents GET LIT with Susan Page, Washington Bureau Chief of USA Today and the author of The Matriarch: Barbara Bush and the Making of an American Dynasty on Sunday, April 7th at 6 p.m. in The Great Hall on the Campus of Trinity University. Page will be joined...

The Legacy of Laika the Soviet Space Dog

Nov 9, 2018 (2:38 pm)

In 1957, the Soviet Union sent a small dog into orbit around Earth. Laika became the first living creature to circle the planet. But for Laika it was a suicide mission. Space officials, under orders from Nikita Khrushchev to hurry to launch Sputnik II so it coincided with the 40th anniversary of the Bolshevik Revolution, had no plan to bring...

Environmental Scientist Daily Speaks at Trinity

Oct 15, 2018 (3:45 pm)

Trinity's Distinguished Scientists Lecture Series, in partnership with Trinity University Press, presents Gretchen C. Daily -- Bing Professor of Environmental Science, Senior Fellow in the Stanford Woods Institute, Director of the Center for Conservation Biology, and co-founder and faculty director of the Natural Capital Project -- with a...

300 Years of San Antonio & Bexar County

Jun 21, 2018 (7:51 am)

Trinity University Press and the Tricentennial Commission invite you to celebrate the publication of 300 Years of San Antonio & Bexar County on July 15 at 2:30 pm at Say Si. The book is a special commemorative piece capturing the iconic stories, moments, people, and places that define San Antonio. There will be a reception featuring readings...

Humans of San Antonio by Michael Cirlos

Apr 16, 2018 (9:58 am)

Michael Cirlos, the photojournalist behind Humans of San Antonio, started the social media project in 2012, combining photography and storytelling to celebrate the city's growing downtown community. The book Humans of San Antonio is the culmination of five years of his photographs highlighting San Antonio's vibrant culture and people. View a...

An Evening with Andre Dubus III at Trinity

Apr 4, 2018 (7:53 am)

Join us for a talk, Q&A and wine reception with New York Times bestselling author Andre Dubus III at Trinity University's Holt Center Gardens on Friday April 13 at 6:30 PM. Dubus is the author of The Garden of Last Days (soon to be a major motion picture), House of Sand and Fog, a #1 New York Times bestseller and finalist for the National Book...

Christopher Merrill at Trinity University

Mar 21, 2018 (8:57 am)

On Wednesday, March 28 at 6 pm at the Trinity University Holt Center, join us for an evening with Christopher Merrill, poet, writer, and director of the International Writing Program at The University of Iowa. Christopher serves on the U.S. National Commission for UNESCO, and has conducted cultural diplomacy missions in over thirty countries...

Margaret Atwood Speaks at Trinity University

Jan 4, 2018 (2:58 pm)

Margaret Atwood, world-renowned novelist and author of The Handmaid's Talenow an acclaimed Hulu series—will present a public reading, Q&A, and book signing at 7 p.m. on March 8 in Trinity University’s Laurie Auditorium as part of Gemini Ink’s Autograph Series. The reading and conversation is free and open to the public, but is ticketed and...