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Celebrate 50 Years with TTUP

Celebrate 50 Years with TTUP

Texas Tech University Press is proud to announce the celebration of our 50th anniversary in 2021.            When TTU Press was established in 1971, our charge was to become the preeminent… READ MORE

Exclusive Excerpt from A Haven in the Sun

Exclusive Excerpt from A Haven in the Sun

For the first time in over 100 years, whooping cranes were spotted nesting in Texas. Viewing this hopeful sign that the endangered species might be beginning to replenish itself, many Texas coastal birders have been… READ MORE

In Honor of Yom HaShoah

In Honor of Yom HaShoah

“In the midst of the deepest despair, I fully realized the meaning of life is life itself.” — Estelle Glaser Laughlin In Honor of Yom HaShoah, we’d like to spotlight… READ MORE

A Timely Reading from Gerrymandering Texas

A Timely Reading from Gerrymandering Texas

In November 2020, we released Gerrymandering Texas and subsequently posted an interview with the book’s editor, Bob Heath. Those masochists who follow the doings of the Texas legislature know that 2021 is a redistricting year, which means that at some… READ MORE

Speaking with Former Texas Poet Laureate Walt McDonald

Speaking with Former Texas Poet Laureate Walt McDonald

Throughout our 50th anniversary year, we will be reflecting on our various publishing endeavors here at Texas Tech University Press. Part of this undertaking involves a celebration of our proudest initiatives. Among them, undoubtedly,… READ MORE

Announcing the Iron Horse Prize

Announcing the Iron Horse Prize

Throughout 2021, our 50th anniversary year, we will not only reflect on past publishing endeavors but also look ahead to fresh initiatives. One such venture is our new Iron Horse Prize for a… READ MORE