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Wesleyan University Press has a distinguished history of scholarly and creative excellence that has spanned over 1,500 books since 1957. But, like other nonprofit organizations, we have a limited budget and welcome donations to help us maintain our prestigious publishing program. When you give to the Press, you invest in groundbreaking and award-winning work of poets and scholars from across the world. Outside funding directly supports copyediting and design, artwork, typesetting and printing, and marketing activities for individual titles and for our highly-regarded series in poetry, music, and dance.

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Check out some of our new releases from this season, supported by donors like you!

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Ann Cooper Albright’s Simone Forti, Improvising a Life is a dance scholar’s critical biography of visionary artist and groundbreaking improvisor Simone Forti, who spent a lifetime weaving together the movement of her mind with the movement of her body to create a unique oeuvre situated at the intersection of dancing and art practices.

Remica Bingham-Risher’s Room Swept Home is her latest poetry collection, which treads the murky waters of race, lineage, faith, mental health, women’s rights, and the violent reckoning that inhabits the discrepancy between lived versus textbook history, asking: What do we inherit when trauma is at the core of our fractured living?

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Danielle Vogel’s A Library of Light is a memoir that begins and ends in an incantatory space, one in which light speaks. Written in elegant, crystalline prose poems, A Library of Light shows that to language is to take part in transmission, transmutation of energy, and sonic (re)patterning of biological light.

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Suzanna Tamminen
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Stephanie Elliott Prieto ’96
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