Category: News

Inside the Spring & Summer 2024 Catalog

This season, we’re headlining Testing Education: A Teacher’s Memoir by Kathy Greeley. This book is publishing at a time when Thrive Act legislation to end the high-stakes components of MCAS… READ MORE

Our 2023 Gift Guide is here!

This holiday season, give the gift of UMass Press books! Now through 1/2/24 all titles at are 40% off when you use code HOLIDAY at checkout! See some of… READ MORE

Supporting our regional books fund

As we celebrate our 60th anniversary, a generous anonymous donor has once again pledged a 2-to-1 match for our Regional Books Fund, which includes books about New England as well… READ MORE

Announcing the 2023 Juniper Prize Winners

UMass Press and the MFA for Poets and Writers at the University of Massachusetts Amherst are excited to announce the 2023 winners of the Juniper Literary Prizes. All of these works… READ MORE

Remembering Professor John H. Bracey, Jr.

We extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of Professor John H. Bracey, Jr. (1941–2023). Dr. Bracey was a lifelong Civil Rights activist and a leading figure in… READ MORE