Series

UNT Press offers 558 works in 25 named series. From this page you can find a series with titles that align with your own interests.

The Bell Ringer Contested Policy: The Rise and Fall of Federal Bilingual Education in the United States, 1960-2001 Raza Rising: Chicanos in North Texas Traqueros: Mexican Railroad Workers in the United States, 1870-1930 Three Decades of Engendering History: Selected Works of Antonia I. Castañeda The Roots of Latino Urban Agency Chicano Education in the Era of Segregation Californio Voices: The Oral Memoirs of Jose Maria Amador and Lorenzo Asisara Américo Paredes: In His Own Words, an Authorized Biography Sea la Luz: The Making of Mexican Protestantism in the American Southwest, 1829-1900 Life in Laredo: A Documentary History from the Laredo Archives
T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia and the Russian Far East Goodbye Gluten: Happy Healthy Delicious Eating with a Texas Twist Mexican Light / Cocina Mexicana Ligera: Healthy Cuisine for Today's Cook / Para el Cocinero Actual The Peppers Cookbook: 200 Recipes from the Pepper Lady's Kitchen The Texas Cookbook: From Barbecue to Banquet - An Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way

Great American Cooking Series

This series is designed to publish the eating habits and culinary practices of the American people, past and present. This series will publish cookbooks exploring the culinary history of various regions of the Americas or where American cuisine has spread abroad, including memorable recipes, distinctive dishes, menus, and methods of preparation. We welcome books that examine the regional and ethnic influence upon the cuisine and its ingredients. These books will enable scholars to understand better the foodways of our more recent past, while today’s cooks will welcome these historic and modern collections of recipes to prepare savory meals for family, friends, and special events.

Bookcover: T-Bone Whacks and Caviar Snacks: Cooking with Two Texans in Siberia and the Russian Far East Award Winner
Bookcover: Goodbye Gluten: Happy Healthy Delicious Eating with a Texas Twist Best Seller
Bookcover: The Texas Cookbook: From Barbecue to Banquet - An Informal View of Dining and Entertaining the Texas Way Best Seller
Proud Warriors: African American Combat Units in World War II War in the Villages: The U.S. Marine Corps Combined Action Platoons in the Vietnam War Obstinate Heroism: The Confederate Surrenders after Appomattox Stilwell and Mountbatten in Burma: Allies at War, 1943-1944 Riding for the Lone Star: Frontier Cavalry and the Texas Way of War, 1822-1865 Storming the City: U.S. Military Performance in Urban Warfare from World War II to Vietnam

American Military Studies

Books in this series study the American military during peace and war, from colonial times to the present, and may include operational accounts, unit histories, strategy and tactics, and general studies in American military experience and thought. Titles are intended to appeal to military historians, officers and veterans of the U.S. military, and nonspecialists.

Reflections on the Neches: A Naturalist's Odyssey along the Big Thicket's Snow River The Big Thicket Guidebook: Exploring the Backroads and History of Southeast Texas Big Thicket Plant Ecology: An Introduction, Third Edition Saving the Big Thicket: From Exploration to Preservation, 1685-2003 Big Thicket Legacy Tales from the Big Thicket

Temple Big Thicket Series

Maxine Johnston, Series Editor

Tall Walls and High Fences Officers and Offenders, the Texas Prison Story Country Cop: True Tales from a Texas Deputy Sheriff Convict Cowboys: The Untold History of the Texas Prison Rodeo Death on Base: The Fort Hood Massacre Houston Blue: The Story of the Houston Police Department Constables, Marshals, and More: Forgotten Offices in Texas Law Enforcement A Guide to Sources of Texas Criminal Justice Statistics Walking George: The Life of George John Beto and the Rise of the Modern Texas Prison System Intermediate Sanctions in Corrections Eleven Days in Hell: The 1974 Carrasco Prison Siege at Huntsville, Texas Worse Than Death: The Dallas Nightclub Murders and the Texas Multiple Murder Law Behind the Walls: A Guide for Families and Friends of Texas Prison Inmates

North Texas Crime and Criminal Justice Series

This series welcomes scholarly and general audience titles on crime, law and justice, criminal justice issues, and corrections in the United States, with special concentration on Texas and the West.

The Cornett-Whitley Gang: Violence Unleashed in Texas Ben Thompson: Portrait of a Gunfighter They Called Him Buckskin Frank: The Life and Adventures of Nashville Franklyn Leslie Captain Jack Helm: A Victim of Texas Reconstruction Violence Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado: The Assassination of J. W. Jarrott, a Forgotten Hero John Ringo, King of the Cowboys: His Life and Times from the Hoo Doo War to Tombstone, Second Edition The Notorious Luke Short: Sporting Man of the Wild West The Horrell Wars: Feuding in Texas and New Mexico A Lawless Breed: John Wesley Hardin, Texas Reconstruction, and Violence in the Wild West The Sutton-Taylor Feud: The Deadliest Blood Feud in Texas He Rode with Butch and Sundance: The Story of Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan The Johnson-Sims Feud: Romeo and Juliet, West Texas Style The Deadliest Outlaws: The Ketchum Gang and the Wild Bunch, Second Edition The McLaurys in Tombstone, Arizona: An O.K. Corral Obituary Vengeance Is Mine: The Scandalous Love Triangle That Triggered the Boyce-Sneed Feud Bloody Bill Longley: The Mythology of a Gunfighter, Second Edition Murder on the White Sands: The Disappearance of Albert and Henry Fountain The Mason County "Hoo Doo" War, 1874-1902 Life of the Marlows: A True Story of Frontier Life of Early Days Where I Come From The Santa Claus Bank Robbery

A. C. Greene Series

Named in honor of A. C. Greene, distinguished book editor, columnist, historian, and novelist, this series welcomes books on Texas and the Southwest.

Probably Someday Cancer: Genetic Risk and Preventative Mastectomy Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas Shoot the Conductor: Too Close to Monteux, Szell, and Ormandy Life with a Superhero: Raising Michael Who Has Down Syndrome Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific Birthing a Better Way: 12 Secrets for Natural Childbirth Saving Ben: A Father's Story of Autism See Sam Run: A Mother's Story of Autism William & Rosalie: A Holocaust Testimony

Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Series

Co-published by UNT Press and the Mayborn School of Journalism, this series features the winner of the annual Mayborn Literary Nonfiction Conference manuscript competition.

Bookcover: Probably Someday Cancer: Genetic Risk and Preventative Mastectomy Award Winner
Bookcover: Accidental Activists: Mark Phariss, Vic Holmes, and Their Fight for Marriage Equality in Texas Award Winner
Bookcover: Shoot the Conductor: Too Close to Monteux, Szell, and Ormandy Best Seller Award Winner
Bookcover: Life with a Superhero: Raising Michael Who Has Down Syndrome Award Winner
Bookcover: Finish Forty and Home: The Untold World War II Story of B-24s in the Pacific Best Seller Award Winner
Dirty Eddie’s War: Based on the World War II Diary of Harry “Dirty Eddie” March, Jr., Pacific Fighter Ace Scouting with the Buffalo Soldiers: Lieutenant Powhatan Clarke, Frederic Remington, and the Tenth U.S. Cavalry in the Southwest Living in the Shadow of a Hell Ship: The Survival Story of U.S. Marine George Burlage, a WWII Prisoner-of-War of the Japanese From Texas to Tinian and Tokyo Bay: The Memoirs of Captain J. R. Ritter, Seabee Commander during the Pacific War, 1942-1945 Minding the Helm: An Unlikely Career in the U.S. Coast Guard A Machine-Gunner in France: The Memoirs of Ward Schrantz, 35th Division, 1917-1919 Phantom in the Sky: A Marine's Back Seat View of the Vietnam War Flying with the Fifteenth Air Force: A B-24 Pilot's Missions from Italy during World War II The Phantom Vietnam War: An F-4 Pilot's Combat over Laos A Different Face of War: Memories of a Medical Service Corps Officer in Vietnam Donut Dolly: An American Red Cross Girl's War in Vietnam We Were Going to Win, or Die There: With the Marines at Guadalcanal, Tarawa, and Saipan: Roy H. Elrod Yesterday There Was Glory: With the 4th Division, A.E.F., in World War I Gerald Andrew Howell Against the Grain: Colonel Henry M. Lazelle and the U.S. Army Nancy Love and the WASP Ferry Pilots of World War II Ground Pounder: A Marine's Journey through South Vietnam, 1968-1969 Life and Death in the Central Highlands: An American Sergeant in the Vietnam War, 1968-1970 In Hostile Skies: An American B-24 Pilot in World War II With the Possum and the Eagle: The Memoir of a Navigator's War over Germany and Japan Rattler One-Seven: A Vietnam Helicopter Pilot's War Story

North Texas Military Biography and Memoir Series

This series welcomes biographies and memoirs of American veterans and military figures from all periods of American military history. Especially encouraged are veteran memoirs edited or annotated by military academics or specialists.

Beneath Missouri Skies: Pat Metheny in Kansas City 1964-1972 The Other Toscanini: The Life and Works of Héctor Panizza A Life in Music from the Soviet Union to Canada: Memoirs of a Madrigal Ensemble Singer All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music Living in the Woods in a Tree: Remembering Blaze Foley The View from the Back of the Band: The Life and Music of Mel Lewis A Day for Dancing: The Life and Music of Lloyd Pfautsch Jade Visions: The Life and Music of Scott LaFaro The Original Guitar Hero and the Power of Music: The Legendary Lonnie Johnson, Music, and Civil Rights Stan Kenton: This Is an Orchestra! Dennis Brain: A Life in Music Last Stop, Carnegie Hall: New York Philharmonic Trumpeter William Vacchiano A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt One Man's Music: The Life and Times of Texas Songwriter Vince Bell

North Texas Lives of Musicians Series

Mainly focusing on biographies, this series encourages books that combine biographical narrative with rigorous analysis of musical performance or composition. Subjects can be from any era or style, but we prefer contemporary or recent American musicians or groups. Writing style should appeal to a general audience as well as to academics. Works should be rigorously researched and thoroughly documented. Original studies are favored, but anthologies and autobiographies will also be considered. Fiction and poetry will not be considered.

Out the Summerhill Road: A Novel Roseborough: A Novel Grace: A Novel The Light Crust Doughboys Are on the Air: Celebrating Seventy Years of Texas Music The Best from Helen Corbitt's Kitchens

Evelyn Oppenheimer Series

Named in honor of Evelyn Oppenheimer, book reviewer, essayist, agent, and author, this series is open to books on Texana.

Revolution for Nature: From the Environment to the Connatural World The Big Thicket: An Ecological Reevaluation After Earth Day: Continuing the Conservation Effort

Philosophy and the Environment Series

Pete A. Y. Gunter, Series Editor

Some People Let You Down Orders of Protection Quantum Convention ActivAmerica The Expense of a View Last Words of the Holy Ghost The Year of Perfect Happiness In These Times the Home Is a Tired Place Venus in the Afternoon Out of Time A Bright Soothing Noise Irish Girl Last Known Position Wonderful Girl Body Language What Are You Afraid Of? Let's Do Here Comes the Roar The Stuntman's Daughter

Katherine Anne Porter Prize in Short Fiction

Submitting for Katherine Anne Porter

Bookcover: Quantum Convention Award Winner
Bookcover: ActivAmerica Award Winner
Bookcover: The Expense of a View Award Winner
Tips, Tools, and Techniques to Care for Antiques, Collectibles, and Other Treasures Special Needs, Special Horses: A Guide to the Benefits of Therapeutic Riding When Raccoons Fall through Your Ceiling: The Handbook for Coexisting with Wildlife Writers and Publishers Guide to Texas Markets, 1997-1999, Fourth Edition Staying Power - How to Get the B.S.* Out of College (or the B.A. or the degree of your choice)

Practical Guide Series

This series welcomes books that teach with practical, concrete advice on a particular topic.

Bookcover: Special Needs, Special Horses: A Guide to the Benefits of Therapeutic Riding Award Winner

Sonic Crossings Series

University of North Texas Press is proud to announce its new book series, Sonic Crossings, which will be edited by ethnomusicologist Cathy Ragland. The series is accepting proposals for projects that explore theoretical approaches, methodologies, and dialogues in the study of sound knowledge, mediation, music making, and listening that cross academic and creative arts disciplines as well as geographical and experiential borders. The series recognizes current advances in emerging transnational and global trends, cultural perceptions, and technologies of sound and sound production and their effects on how we create, listen to, and experience music in modern society. Projects focusing on music/sound cultures in Texas, the American Southwest, and the U.S./Mexico border are also encouraged.

Return of the Gar Zen of the Plains: Experiencing Wild Western Places Morning Comes to Elk Mountain: Dispatches from the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge
Rare Integrity: A Portrait of L. W. Payne, Jr. A Biscuit for Your Shoe: A Memoir of County Line, a Texas Freedom Colony A Boyhood Dream Realized: Half a Century of Texas Culture, One Newspaper Column at a Time The San Saba Treasure: Legends of Silver Creek Short Call: Snippets from the Smallest Places in Texas, 1935-2000 Folktales from the Helotes Settlement Always for the Underdog: Leather Britches Smith and the Grabow War
Rare Integrity: A Portrait of L. W. Payne, Jr. A Biscuit for Your Shoe: A Memoir of County Line, a Texas Freedom Colony A Boyhood Dream Realized: Half a Century of Texas Culture, One Newspaper Column at a Time The San Saba Treasure: Legends of Silver Creek Legends and Life in Texas: Folklore from the Lone Star State, in Stories and Song Thirty-three Years, Thirty-three Works: Celebrating the Contributions of F. E. Abernethy, Texas Folklore Society Secretary-Editor, 1971-2004 Tales of Texas Cooking: Stories and Recipes from the Trans-Pecos to the Piney Woods and High Plains to the Gulf Prairies Short Call: Snippets from the Smallest Places in Texas, 1935-2000 Folktales from the Helotes Settlement Cowboys, Cops, Killers, and Ghosts: Legends and Lore in Texas First Timers and Old Timers: The Texas Folklore Society Fire Burns On Hide, Horn, Fish, and Fowl: Texas Hunting and Fishing Lore Always for the Underdog: Leather Britches Smith and the Grabow War Charreada: Mexican Rodeo in Texas Juneteenth Texas: Essays in African-American Folklore Celebrating 100 Years of the Texas Folklore Society, 1909-2009 Death Lore: Texas Rituals, Superstitions, and Legends of the Hereafter Folklore in Motion: Texas Travel Lore Folklore: In All of Us, In All We Do Inside the Classroom (and Out): How We Learn through Folklore Both Sides of the Border: A Scattering of Texas Folklore The Family Saga: A Collection of Texas Family Legends 2001: A Texas Folklore Odyssey The Texas Folklore Society, 1971-2000: Volume III Built in Texas T for Texas: a State Full of Folklore From Hell to Breakfast Features and Fillers: Texas Journalists on Texas Folklore Tire Shrinker to Dragster The Best of Texas Folk and Folklore, 1916-1954 Texas Folk Medicine: 1,333 Cures, Remedies, Preventives, and Health Practices Paisanos: A Folklore Miscellany Between the Cracks of History: Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore Texas Toys and Games Hecho en Tejas: Texas-Mexican Folk Arts and Crafts Folk Art in Texas The Texas Folklore Society, 1943-1971: Volume II Legendary Ladies of Texas Singin' Texas Corners of Texas The Texas Folklore Society, 1909-1943: Volume I The Bounty of Texas Hoein' the Short Rows Sonovagun Stew: A Folklore Miscellany Straight Texas The Healer of Los Olmos and Other Mexican Lore What's Going On? (In Modern Texas Folklore) Some Still Do: Essays on Texas Customs The Folklore of Texan Cultures Analytical Index to Publications of the Texas folklore Society, Vols, 1-36 Observations and Reflections on Texas Folklore Diamond Bessie & The Shepherds Hunters & Healers: Folklore Types & Topics The Sunny Slopes of Long Ago A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune The Golden Log Singers and Storytellers And Horns on the Toads Madstones and Twisters Mesquite and Willow Folk Travelers: Ballads, Tales, and Talk Texas Folk Songs The Sky is My Tipi Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore Gib Morgan: Minstrel of the Oil Fields Backwoods to Border Texian Stomping Grounds Mustangs and Cow Horses In the Shadow of History Coyote Wisdom Puro Mexicano: Lore and Legends from South of the Border Spur-of-the-Cock Tone the Bell Easy Southwestern Lore Man, Bird and Beast Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd Texas and Southwestern Lore Rainbow in the Morning Happy Hunting Ground Legends of Texas Coffee in the Gourd Round the Levee

Publications of the Texas Folklore Society

The University of North Texas Press co-publishes an annual publication with the Texas Folklore Society, which is dedicated to collecting, presenting, and preserving the folklore of Texas and the Southwest. The Society is the oldest folklore organization continually functioning in the United States. For more information about the Texas Folklore Society.

John B. Denton: The Bigger-Than-Life Story of the Fighting Parson and Texas Ranger Changing Perspectives: Black-Jewish Relations in Houston during the Civil Rights Era Fort Worth Stories Adolphe Gouhenant: French Revolutionary, Utopian Leader, and Texas Frontier Photographer No Hope for Heaven, No Fear of Hell: The Stafford-Townsend Feud of Colorado County, Texas, 1871-1911 Sutherland Springs, Texas: Saratoga on the Cibolo

Texas Local

Books in this series study the history of Texas at the city, county, and regional level from early times to the present day. Topics may include city and county histories, events in a specific region of Texas, or biographies. Contextualizing the specific regional history to the wider history of Texas is strongly encouraged. Titles are intended to appeal to both Texas historians and nonspecialist readers.

The Journals of Scheherazade How Heavy the Breath of God Where Skies Are Not Cloudy Simple Versions of Disaster Rafting the Brazos Texas Poets in Concert: A Quartet
Rolando Hinojosa and the American Dream Larry McMurtry and the West: An Ambivalent Relationship The Texas Legacy of Katherine Anne Porter Benjamin Capps and the South Plains: A Literary Relationship Elmer Kelton and West Texas: A Literary Relationship William Humphrey: Destroyer of Myths
Every Lash Instructions for Seeing a Ghost Dream Kitchen The Goat Songs Ornament Booker's Point Other Psalms In the Permanent Collection Club Icarus Death of a Ventriloquist Circles Where the Head Should Be Stray Home Ohio Violence Mister Martini The Next Settlement Re-Entry The Black Beach Losing and Finding Bene-Dictions The Self as Constellation The Perseids A Protocol for Touch MOVING & ST RAGE Soul Data American Crawl The Sublime Delirium Partial Eclipse

Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry

Submitting for Vassar Miller

Bookcover: Every Lash Award Winner
Bookcover: Instructions for Seeing a Ghost Award Winner
Bookcover: Dream Kitchen Award Winner
Bookcover: The Goat Songs Award Winner
Bookcover: Ornament Award Winner
Old Riot, New Ranger: Captain Jack Dean, Texas Ranger and U.S. Marshal Whiskey River Ranger: The Old West Life of Baz Outlaw Six-Shooters and Shifting Sands: The Wild West Life of Texas Ranger Captain Frank Jones Texas Ranger N. O. Reynolds, the Intrepid Bad Company and Burnt Powder: Justice and Injustice in the Old Southwest Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Twentieth Century Riding Lucifer's Line: Ranger Deaths along the Texas-Mexico Border Tracking the Texas Rangers: The Nineteenth Century Texas Ranger John B. Jones and the Frontier Battalion, 1874-1881 Rawhide Ranger, Ira Aten: Enforcing Law on the Texas Frontier Captain John R. Hughes, Lone Star Ranger Winchester Warriors: Texas Rangers of Company D, 1874-1901 Yours to Command: The Life and Legend of Texas Ranger Captain Bill McDonald Captain John H. Rogers, Texas Ranger Captain J. A. Brooks, Texas Ranger Prairie Gothic: The Story of a West Texas Family The Alamo

Frances B. Vick Series

Named in honor of the author, folklorist, publisher, and founding director of UNT Press, this series welcomes books on Texana and Texas history.

From the Halls of the Montezumas: Mexican War Dispatches from James L. Freaner, Writing under the Pen Name "Mustang" Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry They Called Them Soldier Boys: A Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I Spartan Band: Burnett's 13th Texas Cavalry in the Civil War The Seventh Star of the Confederacy: Texas during the Civil War The Royal Air Force in Texas: Training British Pilots in Terrell during World War II Crossing the Pond: The Native American Effort in World War II "Surrounded by Dangers of all Kinds": The Mexican War Letters of Lieutenant Theodore Laidley CAP Mot: The Story of a Marine Special Forces Unit in Vietnam, 1968-1969 The 56th Evac Hospital: Letters of WWII Army Doctor Wen Bon: A Naval Air Intelligence Officer behind Japanese Lines in China in WWII An Artist at War: The Journal of John Gaitha Browning FOO: A Japanese-American Prisoner of the Rising Sun: The Secret Prison Diary of Frank "FOO" Fujita

War and the Southwest Series

Richard G. Lowe, Gustav L. Seligmann, and Calvin L. Christman, Series Editors

Bookcover: Ordered West: The Civil War Exploits of Charles A. Curtis Award Winner
Bookcover: Civil War General and Indian Fighter James M. Williams: Leader of the 1st Kansas Colored Volunteer Infantry and the 8th U.S. Cavalry Award Winner
Bookcover: They Called Them Soldier Boys: A Texas Infantry Regiment in World War I Award Winner
Through Time and the Valley Confessions of a Horseshoer The Modern Cowboy, Second Edition Friends: Cowboys, Cattle, Horses, Dogs, Cats, and 'Coons Some Babies Grow Up to be Cowboys: A Collection of Articles and Essays Panhandle Cowboy LZ Cowboy: A Cowboy's Journal 1979-1981 Catch Rope: The Long Arm of the Cowboy

Western Life Series

This series publishes books on life in the western United States, most notably on cowboys and ranching but open to all aspects of western culture and social history.

The American Military and Society

Announcing a new series in military history from UNT Press: