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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

Gracious and the New Era of Southern Poetry

Gracious and the New Era of Southern Poetry

The new anthology of southern poetry from TTUP is called Gracious. To celebrate its release, our acquisitions editor, Travis, sat down to talk with Gracious’s editor John Poch (@jpoch) about the nature of anthology-making and… READ MORE

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

Gerrymandering Texas in Action

Gerrymandering Texas in Action

The 2021 Texas Legislature is in Session After a very trying couple of months, during which the staff of TTUP routinely clicked “refresh” on election results and then were glued… READ MORE