By Caryn Lawton, WSU Press PULLMAN, Wash. – In 2015 Washington state supplied 75 percent of the U.S. hop harvest. This important agricultural commodity’s early Northwest cultivation can be traced to remarkable 1852 Oregon Trail pioneer Ezra Meeker, and Washington State University Press has just released a new title that unfurls the story.
PULLMAN, Wash. – “Encounters with the People: Written and Oral Accounts of Nez Perce Life to 1858,” published by Washington State University Press, has won an Idaho Book of the Year honorable mention from the Idaho Library Association.
By Caryn Lawton, WSU Press PULLMAN, Wash. – A book about the 1989 Exxon Valdez oil spill won the Western Writers of America 2015 Spur Award in the Best Western Contemporary Nonfiction category. “Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster” also is a finalist in the annual Foreword Reviews’ INDIEFAB Book of the […]
By Caryn Lawton, WSU Press PULLMAN, Wash. – May 18, 2015 marks the 35th anniversary of Earth’s largest terrestrial landslide in historical times – a result of a restless volcano and a uniquely violent eruption. The top of Mount St. Helens plowed into Spirit Lake, throwing water 860 feet above lake level, a great inland […]
PULLMAN, Wash. – Discounts, giveaways, author signings and cookies will be part of the annual holiday book fair by Washington State University Press 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 4, in the Terrell Library atrium.
PULLMAN, Wash. – Author Don Stuart believes two dangerous trends – loss of farms and damage to ecosystems – are connected and are largely caused by political deadlock between farmers and environmental activists.
PULLMAN, Wash. – As Americans seek to balance increasing energy demands and environmental preservation, the Exxon Valdez oil spill of 25 years ago is examined in the newest release from Washington State University Press, “Red Light to Starboard: Recalling the Exxon Valdez Disaster.”
PULLMAN, Wash. – The first young adult book from Washington State University Press has earned an honorable mention in the 2012 Idaho Book Award competition. “Be Brave, Tah-hy!” is biographical novel of the Nez Perce from the perspective of Chief Joseph’s young daughter.
PULLMAN – WSU Press and the Bookie will join the CUB opening celebrations all this week with author presentations and book signings each day from 11:30 – 1:00 at the Bookie’s new location. Wednesday, Sept.3, will feature “Tracking Ancient Footsteps” co-author Dr. Timothy Kohler, along with honoree Dr. William D. Lipe, one of the […]