Author: Emily Pursel

  • Celebrating Our Female Authors

    In honor of International Women’s Day, we wanted to take the time to highlight some of our incredible female authors. Fire on the Water: Sailors, Slaves, and Insurrection in Early American Literatureby Lenora Warren Lenora Warren tells a new story about the troubled history of abolition and slave violence by examining representations of shipboard mutiny […]

  • An Interview with Frieda Ekotto

    Frieda Ekotto is a professor of comparative literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and currently serves as the chair of the department of Afroamerican and African studies.  Her early work involves an interdisciplinary exploration of the interactions among philosophy, law, literature, and African cinema. Don’t Whisper Too Much was first published by French […]

  • UP Intern Introduction

    Hi! My name is Emily and I am currently a senior majoring in Literary Studies and Creative Writing.  After interning with the literary magazine on campus, West Branch, I realized that I am fascinated with all of the detail and hard work that goes into putting a book out into the world, and I am […]