Look Back: UP Week 2021

A Decade of Excellence

Curated by the University Press Week Task Force in honor of UP Week’s tenth anniversary, these highlights demonstrated the excellence and innovation of university presses over the past decade. Read UP about new university presses, selected award winners, and featured university press publications, collaborations, podcasts, and more!

Keep UP Blog Tour

This year’s blog tour celebrated the ways that university presses have been a force to Keep UP with during the past decade and will continue to be in the future.

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Keep UP Signature Event and Videos

Moderated by Alena Jones, director of buying and content at Seminary Co-op, this panel discussion featuredWest Virginia University Press author Deesha Philyaw; Stephen Sparks, owner of Point Reyes Books; and John Sherer, director of the University of North Carolina Press. It was rebroadcast on C-SPAN2 BookTV.  Watch the recording.

University presses from around the world contributed clips to our UP Week 2021 Keep UP videos, produced by Ingram Content Group. Participating presses included Cairo, Chicago, Fordham, LSU, Manchester, South Carolina, Texas A&M, and West Indies.

Media Highlights

Selected articles about UP Week 2021

Online Gallery and Reading  List

Selected by member presses, the 85 projects in this online gallery and reading list offer a small sample of university presses’ pathbreaking work in a variety of formats and through a wide range of initiatives.

Selected books from the Keep UP Gallery were featured on Bookshop.org.