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News from the Blanket Fort – May Edition

Here’s what’s been happening lately on our WSIU radio show Inside the Blanket Fort: Have you heard our audio adaptations of SIU Press books on Blanket Fort Radio Theater? Check them out now!

Staff Picks – May 2024

Every month, we’ll bring you a unique selection of our books chosen by one of our SIU Press staff members. This month, we’re featuring picks by Sarah Jilek, Editorial Assistant… READ MORE

New Release for May 2024

With a new month comes a new release! Wear Some Armor in Your Hair: Urban Renewal and the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Lincoln Park, by Brian Mullgardt, is a… READ MORE

2024 Memorial May

In honor of National Military Appreciation Month, instead of confining our celebration of our military heroes to Memorial Day, we’re spreading out the festivities across the whole month, making it… READ MORE

New Releases for April 2024

With the new month comes five new releases from SIU Press. From history to memoir to poetry, you don’t want to miss these! Sudden Deaths in St. Louis: Coroner Bias… READ MORE

Staff Picks – April 2024

Every month, we’ll bring you a unique selection of our books chosen by one of our SIU Press staff members. This month, we’re featuring picks by Judy Verdich from the… READ MORE