Portrait of Amy Branam Armiento
June 18, 2024

Review of Poe's Women

Poe's Women, edited by Amy C Branam Armiento and Travis Montgomery, has been reviewed in the Journal of Gender Studies. In her review of the collection Sara Williams writes: "This engaging collection redresses the balance of Poe studies to consider his work from the perspective of women, those in his works and those reading them. . . . [It] offers a welcome emphasis on the irrepressibility of women in his work who ‘die but do...
March 8, 2023

The Daily Iowan Reviews “The Child Witches of Lucerne and Buchau”

LUP authors Waltraud Maierhofer's and Jennifer Vanderbeek's translation of Eveline Hasler’s “Die Vogelmacherin” into English as “The Child Witches of Lucerne and Buchau” has been reviewed by The Daily Iowan. A brief excerpt: "While the original text explores political and religious violence, Maierhofer goes further and includes essential context for the novel. The introduction and annotations done by Maierhofer and Vanderbeek provides history buffs and witch enthusiasts alike the chance to better understand the role...
November 18, 2022

Review of Michael Snyder's Our Osage Hills

We are happy to share this wonderful review of Michael Snyder 's recent book Our Osage Hills! Ruby Hansen Murray of Osage News has deemed “Reading the book is like being part of a conversation with multi-generational references, listening to gossip from relatives.”
November 18, 2022

Article on Ethel Waxham Love

Rebbeca Hein, assistant editor of WyoHistory.org, has published an article on the life of Ethel Waxham Love, citing Barabra Love's Life on Muskrat Creek. You can find the complete write up here: https://www.wyohistory.org/encyclopedia/sticking-power-ethel-waxham-love.
November 18, 2022

2019 Willa Literary Awards

We would like to offer congragulations to the Love family for their book placing as a finalist in the Scholarly Nonfiction category of 2019's Willa Literary Awards. The book, Life on Muskrat Creek, written by Ethel Waxham and J. David Love, and edited by Frances Love Froidevaux and Barabra Love, tells the fascinating story of a family's day-to-day life on an isolated ranch in early twentieth-century Wyoming. You may find out more information here: https://lupress.lehigh.edu/publication/life-muskrat-creek.
Horror Series
November 18, 2022

Annoucing New Book Series Critical Conversations in Horror Studies

Lehigh University Press is happy to annouce the launch of a new book series entitled Critical Conversations in Horror Studies. Lehigh University's own Dawn Keetly, Professor of English, will take charge as series editor. Please check out the book description below for more information: Publishing cutting-edge research that is accessible to both general and academic audiences, this series takes on important critical conversations about horror. The series offers a broad scope of scholarly inquiry. Not...
November 18, 2022

Lehigh University Press Announces Three New Board Members

Lehigh University Press is proud to welcome three new board members to its family: Jessecae Marsh, Paul Brockman, and George DuPaul. An associate professor of psychology, Dr. Marsh serves as the Director of the Health, Medicine, and Society Program. She is a trained cognitive psychology, with interests in health reasoning and decision making and higher order cognition. Her research investigates how people’s beliefs about causal relationships influence their thinking, especially in regard to how they...
Law and Medicine
November 18, 2022

Review of Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America: Dissecting the "Rush v. Cobbett" Trial, 1799

Marcia D. Nichols of the University of Minnesota Rochester has written a fantastic review of Linda Myrsiades' book Law and Medicine in Revolutionary America. This review was published in vol. 139, no. 2 of the Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, and can also be found below: In 1797, Benjamin Rush sued William Cobbett for libel. Rush’s decision to address in the courtroom the biting criticism “Porcupine” had leveled at “Sangrado” during the 1797 yellow...
November 18, 2022

May 2015 Issue of Choice

We are happy to announce that John Craig's book, The Ku Klux Klan in western Pennsylvania, 1921-1928, has a recieved a great review in the latest issue if Choice. You can read it below: Craig (Slippery Rock Univ.) provides an in-depth analysis of the rise and fall of the 1920s Ku Klux Klan in western Pennsylvania. Supported by an exhaustive list of sources, the author persuasively shows that the Klan was extremely active in the...
November 18, 2022

Lehigh University Press Announces New Director, Kate Crassons

We are proud to welcome Kate Crassons aboard as the new Press director. A member of Lehigh University’s English faculty, her research focuses on late medieval English literature and culture with a particular interest in religion. Her book, The Claims of Poverty: Literature, Culture, and Ideology in Late Medieval England was published by the University of Notre Dame Press in 2010. She is currently working on a new book project concerning faith, epistemology, and miracles...