Texas A&M University Press, a longtime member of the Association of University Presses (AUP), is proud to celebrate University Press Week (UP Week).

UP Week Overview

In the summer of 1978, US President Jimmy Carter proclaimed a University Press Week “in recognition of the impact, both here and abroad, of American university presses on culture and scholarship.” Read the full proclamation here

2022 UP Week Theme #NextUP

AUP and its 150+ strong UP community celebrate UP Week each year with a new theme, events, featured UP work, blog tours, and more. See the schedule.

This year’s theme highlights the UP community’s dedication to seek out, engage, advance, and promote the latest scholarship, ideas, best practices, and technology. UPs are incredibly creative and resourceful, working in concert with their authors, readers, and institutional and business partners to promote the spirit of constant learning, adaptation, and evolution!

The Bookmark TV Show

TAMU Press is the only UP in the United States with a television show on PBS! Hosted and executive produced by our very own publicity and advertising manager Christine Brown, The Bookmark is broadcast to 22 counties across Texas each week from PBS affiliate KAMU right here on campus.

Click here for episodes of this highly popular show!

Learn more about The Bookmark in this blog post featuring Christine Brown.

Next UP Gallery

The 60 books, series, journals, open-access works, and other projects from member presses in this Gallery  evoke the forward-looking spirit of this year’s theme: Gallery Projects




Next UP: 30% OFF These Trailblazing New Titles

From now until November 19, take 30% off the following titles using code UPWEEK during checkout at tamupress.com. These books, presented by scholars, historians, and social commentators, feature innovative research, brilliant insight, and nuanced perspectives on a range of fascinating and timely topics. 

Read the featured UP Week blog from Anthony Head, author of the featured Texas Dives book below.

Animals in the American Classics

Black Dragon

Both Sides Now

Capitan Chiquito

Da Mayor of Fifth Ward

Melville's Mistake

Mother of the Company


Texas Dives

Three Women Artists

We Dance for the Virgen

Women across Time / Mujeres a Través del Tiempo