About UNO Press

About UNO Press

Founded in 2003, the University of New Orleans Press is a nonprofit book publisher stemming from the rich cultural tradition of New Orleans and its surrounding region. We seek literature inspired by this tradition, as well as work that contributes to the intellectual and aesthetic life of academic and general audiences everywhere.

The University of New Orleans Press is distributed by Hopkins Fulfillment Services 
For orders, review copies, or desk copy requests, please contact Hopkins Fulfillment Services at: 800-537-5487 or hfscustserv@press.jhu.edu

The University of New Orleans Press is distributed in Canada by Brunswick Books.

For information about the 2020 Fiction Lab Prize, click here.
For information about general submissions, click here

Meet the UNO Press Staff

Abram Shalom Himelstein, Editor in Chief
Five favorite books: The Passion by Jeanette Winterson; The Leopard by Giuseppe di Lampedusa; Teaching to Transgress by bell hooks; Syllabus by Lynda Barry; Philadelphia Fire by John Edgar Wideman.

Jessica Brasseur, Graduate Assistant 
Five favorite books: Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut; Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte;  And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by Jack Kerouac and William S Burroughs; Sacre Bleu by Christopher Moore; Conversations with Friends by Sally Rooney. 

G.K. Darby, Managing Editor
Five favorite books: Off the Map by Hib and Kika; The Art of Noticing by Rob Walker; Quake by Rudolph Wurlitzer; Talking to Myself by Studs Terkel; Hierarchy Theory by Valerie Ahl and T.F.H. Allen.

Alex Dimeff, Book Designer
Five favorite books: The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco; By Night in Chile by Roberto Bolaño; The Notebook by Agota Kristoff; Mrs. Dalloway by Virginia Woolf, Middlemarch by George Eliot.

Chelsey Shannon, Editor
Five favorite books: Quicksand by Nella Larsen; Playing in the Dark: Whiteness and the Literary Imagination by Toni Morrison; Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov; Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote; To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf.

Christian Stenico, UNO Press/Center Austria Publishing Fellow
Five favorite books: Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes; The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin, Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams; Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman. Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller.


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