Author: Olivia Kalb

  • Ending the Year

    For the past year at the Bucknell Press, three days a week I would enter the hobbit hole in the basement of Taylor Hall and be welcomed by rooms of books. Truly, the perfect place to work for any book lover. Not only to work among these shelves filled with texts, but to see a […]

  • Celebrating World Book Day!

    “Our books and our pens are the most powerful weapon” – Malala Yousafzai   Celebrating authors, publishers, illustrators, books, and reading, World Book Day, also known as World Book and Copyright Day, is the largest worldwide celebration of books. Begun in 1995 by UNESCO, the event was created to promote reading, publishing, and copyright, and […]

  • Bucknell University Book Collection Contest: Celebrating 2016 Winners

    Beginning with Ralph Waldo Emerson’s question “Where do we find ourselves?” the winner of this year’s Bucknell University Press Book Collection Contest, junior math major Tom Bonan, learned through his years of reading that “[his] best hope at familiarity is in that solitary world of the book.” Each year, the Press and the Library & […]

  • Author interview: Melissa Fitch, Global Tangos: Travels in the Transnational Imaginary

    While tango had previously been discussed globally almost exclusively in terms of the United States, Europe, or Japan, Global Tangos takes the reader into other parts of the world, many of which may be a surprise for the reader. Author Melissa Fitch examines in-depth some of the very serious ways in which tango has been […]

  • Celebrating National Poetry Month

    “Introduction to Poetry” By Billy Collins I ask them to take a poem and hold it up to the light like a color slide or press an ear against its hive I say drop a mouse into a poem and watch him probe his way out, or walk inside the poem’s room and feel the […]

  • Bucknell Press Reviewed

    From the American Poetry Review to the Journal of African American History to Studies in Travel Writing, the Bucknell University Press publishes a wide variety of books that have been reviewed in a slew of journals, newspapers, and other review outlets. To appreciate those who’ve reviewed our publications and to look back on the past […]

  • Happy Pi(e) Day!

    With Pi Day comes pie…or math, whichever you prefer. Begun by physicist Larry Shaw in 1988, Pi Day even became recognized by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2009 in a non-binding resolution. A day to talk about pi, eat pie, or throw pie, it’s celebrated worldwide, even here at the Press this year. Like […]