"Bob Alexander is at his best, relating lawman/outlaw tales in his breezy, colloquial style. It is artfully done, filled with action and adventure."—Bill O'Neal, State Historian of Texas and author of The Johnson-Sims Feud

 

 

“Olstad speaks not merely to Plains aficionados and devotees of nature writing but also to readers who like to think critically about issues of space, place, and the literary representation thereof.”—Kent Ryden, author of Mapping the Invisible Landscape

"Intensity of heart, intensity of mind, flowering as one: Stefanie Wortman's poems redeem 'wit' back to its root meaning of' 'insight' or 'vision.' In the Permanent Collection merits its title."—Robert Pinsky, author of Gulf Music and 1997-2000 Poet Laureate

 

“World War II enthusiasts will find the combat narratives appealing. Ron Marcello has a well-earned reputation as an oral historian, and these interviews are focused and informative.”—Thomas Saylor, author of Remembering the Good War

 

This anthology collects the ten winners of the 2012 Best American Newspaper Narrative Writing Contest at the Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference, which is hosted by the Frank W. Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism at the University of North Texas.

 

 

 

“This is a superb volume.”
—G. Kurt Piehler, author of Remembering War the American Way

 

Now in paperback!

 

"Today's military pilots owe Nancy Love a debt of gratitude for breaking the ground that allowed all members of future generations to serve."—Brig. Gen. Linda K. McTague, Air National Guard

 

 

 

“When you mention guitar, the first thing I think of is Lonnie Johnson.”—B. B. King

 

“Dave Johnson has given us the complete story of the Horrells, a fascinating and accurate history told in a fast paced style.”—Chuck Parsons, author of The Sutton-Taylor Feud and co-author of A Lawless Breed


July Monthly Feature: UNT Press publishes two books this month — Bad Company and Burnt Powder: Justice and Injustice in the Old Southwest by Bob Alexander and new in paperback, Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II by Sarah Byrn Rickman.