University of Georgia Press to Launch the Crux Series

By Maryann Yin 

University of Georgia Press LogoThe University of Georgia Press plans to launch a new literary nonfiction series called CruxJohn Griswold will serve as the editor for this project.

The editorial team plans to publish two to four titles for this series every year. The list kicks off with the release of Debra Monroe’s memoir My Unsentimental Education. The publication date has been scheduled for October 2015.

Here’s more from the press release: “Named for intersections, and for the heart of the matter, this series will publish literary nonfiction by diverse writers working in a variety of modes, including personal and lyric essay, memoir, cultural meditation, and literary journalism. Books are intended for general readers, including writers, teachers of writing, and students, and will be both intelligent and accessible. Engagement with the world, dedication to craft, precision, and playfulness with form and language are valued. As the series develops, it will include non-American writers and experiences.”