University of Guam Press
The University of Guam Press (UOG Press) publishes an array of academic and literary books and journals with a specific focus on the unique history, environment, peoples, cultures, and languages of the islands that make up the Western Pacific region. The University of Guam Press strives to increase the availability of exceptional scholarly and literary texts that can be used as learning resources about Guam and Micronesia for people and institutions in the region and throughout the world.
UOG Press is an integral part of the Richard Flores Taitano Micronesian Area Research Center (MARC), which holds the most extensive repository of information about Guam and Micronesia. UOG Press extends the MARC’s mission of collecting, preserving, and providing access to reliable and accurate information about the peoples and cultures of the Western Pacific, thereby advancing scholarship and learning in and about the region.
The University of Guam Press regularly contracts dependable and experienced freelance writers, copy editors, translators, graphic designers, illustrators and photographers, including writers, editors and translators who can provide these services in CHamoru and other languages of Micronesia. If you are interested in being added to UOG Press’s talent pool, kindly email a letter of interest, resumé and digital portfolio featuring a minimum of five (5) relevant work samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the letter of interest, be sure to include:
Aguon will reflect on his life as both a writer and a lawyer, his love of language, and the inspiration behind his new book.
UOG's literary journal, "Storyboard," will launch on Dec. 17 at a live virtual event featuring readings by the featured authors.
The publication highlights 50 outstanding government of Guam employees under the age of 40 who have made an impact.
A live reading by author Olympia Terral at 2 p.m. Friday will be followed by a discussion with community experts.
Written by Teresita Perez and translated into CHamoru by Maria Rivera, the book received a bronze medal as Best Regional Fiction.