Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Titles
University of Michigan Press Highlights
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Highlights for Libraries
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Translocas: The Politics of Puerto Rican Drag and Trans Performance
Translocas invites readers to challenge, question, and expand their knowledge about queer life, drag, and trans performance.
The author defines Latin American and Latinx “locas” as effeminate men, drag queens, transgender performers, and unruly women.
Translocas explores the lives and work of contemporary performers and activists, literary works, film, and television, including the popular show "RuPaul's Drag Race."
La Fountain-Stokes is a drag performer himself, who performs as drag queen Lola von Miramar.
Additional Picks for Libraries
Queer Nightlife edited by Kemi Adeyemi, Kareem Khubchandani, and Ramón H. Rivera-Servera
Bankruptcy and Debt Collection in Liberal Capitalism by Mischa Suter
Writing Pirates by Yuanfei Wang
Opposing Democracy in the Digital Age by Aim Sinpeng
Highlights for Learners
Shaun Manning is Sales Manager for the University of Michigan Press. He oversees bookstore and wholesale accounts and facilitates instructor requests to use UMP books in the classroom. Shaun also manages the Press's conference presence.
Highlights for the Media
Theresa Schmid is the Publicity and Promotions Coordinator at the University of Michigan Press. She works with authors to plan and carry out marketing for their books published and with other areas of Michigan Publishing on outreach, social media strategy, and engagement.
Additional Picks for the Media
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