UNC Press: A Literary History

Over the past 100 years, North Carolina authors — scholars and chefs, photographers and naturalists — have found a place to celebrate their communities and tell their stories at UNC Press. These are the titles that helped shape the people’s press.

100 Years of the People’s Press

The University of North Carolina Press began in 1922 with a mission to publish books that help people understand the South. One century and thousands of publications later, it’s still educating, engaging, and inspiring readers.

Wonder Women

In March, Women’s History Month celebrates the heroines whose bravery, compassion, and determination have shaped the story of North Carolina — and the world.