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TIL announces annual award finalists

10:33 am Mar. 24, 2015

The Texas Institute of Letters has announced the finalists for its annual awards that will be presented at the group’s banquet in Houston on April 11.

The awards include cash prizes totaling about $21,000 and honor

Trinity University Press acquires Maverick Publishing

11:45 am Dec. 17, 2014

Trinity University Press of San Antonio announced today that it has acquired the assets of Maverick Publishing Company, founded by former newspaperman Lewis F. Fisher.

Trinity said that in early 2015 it will launch a new imprint, Maverick Books, which will include the backlist of Maverick titles as well as new titles focusing on the history and culture of Texas and the Southwest. Fisher will work with Trinity as an editorial