UGA Press Welcomes Nicole Walker as New Nonfiction Series Editor

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The University of Georgia Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Nicole Walker as the new series editor for Crux: The Georgia Series in Literary Nonfiction.

Walker is the author of Processed Meats: Essays on Food, Flesh and Navigating Disaster (2021) Sustainability: A Love Story (2018) and the collaborative collection The After-Normal: Brief, Alphabetical Essays on a Changing Planet. (2019). She has previously published the books Where the Tiny Things Are (2017), Egg (2017), Micrograms (2016), Quench Your Thirst with Salt (2013), and This Noisy Egg (2010). She edited for Bloomsbury the essay collections Science of Story (2019) with Sean Prentiss and Bending Genre: Essays on Creative Nonfiction (2013) with Margot Singer. She is the co-president of NonfictioNOW and is the recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts award and a noted author in Best American Essays. Her work has been most recently published in the New York Times, Longreads, and Ploughshares, among other places. She teaches at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, AZ.

Crux publishes literary nonfiction by diverse writers working in a variety of modes, including personal and lyric essay, memoir, cultural meditation, and literary journalism. Recent titles in the series include The Sum of Trifles by Julia Ridley Smith, High Yella: A Modern Family Memoir by Steve Majors, Southbound: Essays on Identity, Inheritance, and Social Change by Anjali Enjeti, and Entry Without Inspection: A Writer’s Life in El Norte by Cecile Pineda.

Visit the Crux series page to see the full list of titles in the series and find more information on how to submit.

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